By Mayo Clinic Staff

Dietitian's tip:

This is a great way to add more flavorful vegetables to your diet. Other cruciferous vegetables, such as cauliflower or Brussels sprouts, can be substituted for broccoli.

Number of servings

Serves 4

Ingredients

  1. 4 cups broccoli florets
  2. 1 teaspoon olive oil
  3. 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  4. 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  5. 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  6. 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper

Directions

In a small saucepan, bring 1 cup of water to a boil. Add the broccoli to the boiling water and cook for 2 to 3 minutes or until tender. Drain broccoli.

In a small saute pan over medium-high, heat the oil. Add the garlic and saute for 30 seconds. Add broccoli, lemon zest, salt and pepper. Combine well and serve.

Nutritional analysis per serving

Serving size :1 cup

  • Calories 45
  • Total fat 1 g
  • Saturated fat 0 g
  • Trans fat 0 g
  • Monounsaturated fat 1 g
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Sodium 153 mg
  • Total carbohydrate 7 g
  • Dietary fiber 3 g
  • Total sugars 2 g
  • Protein 3 g

Created by the executive wellness chef and registered dietitians at the Mayo Clinic Healthy Living Program.

June 02, 2016