1 tea. freshly grated lemon zest
2 Tab. lemon juice
1 Tab. olive oil
2 minced garlic cloves
salt and pepper, to taste
1/8 tea. crushed red pepper
1 large bunch (1 1/2 lbs.) fresh broccoli, cut into 1/2 inch pieces or 16 oz frozen broccoli florets
Whisk together lemon zest, lemon juice, oil, garlic, salt,black and red peppers in a large bowl.
Steam broccoli pieces in a steamer basket over boiling water for 5-8 minutes or if using frozen, according to the package directions.
Add broccoli pieces to the bowl with lemon dressing and toss to coat well.
Note: The lemon juice will cause the broccoli to discolor.
1 serving is 1 cup
85 calories, 5g protein, 10g carbs, 5g fiber, 4g fat