Broccoli With Basil
|Broccoli florets||1 3⁄4 Pound, cut into florets, with stems peeled and sliced 1/4 inch thick|
|Firmly packed fresh basil/Firmly packed fresh parsley||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)|
|Garlic||1 Clove (5 gm)|
|Pine nuts/Chopped walnuts||1 Tablespoon|
|Grated parmesan cheese||1 Tablespoon|
|Low sodium chicken broth||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Lemon juice||2 Teaspoon|
In a large saucepan, bring an inch of unsalted water to a boil; add the broccoli and cook, uncovered, for 4 minutes or until just tender.
Drain well and transfer to a medium size bowl.
In an electric blender or food processor, whirl the basil, garlic, pine nuts, cheese, and chicken broth for 20 seconds.
Stir in the lemon juice, pour over the broccoli, and toss.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 490 Calories from Fat 170
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 20 g30.8%
Saturated Fat 4 g20.1%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 13.2 mg4.4%
Sodium 477.4 mg19.9%
Total Carbohydrates 57 g19%
Dietary Fiber 6.5 g25.8%
Sugars 2.1 g
Protein 44 g88.7%
Vitamin A 857.6% Vitamin C 1351.7%
Calcium 119.9% Iron 108.7%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet