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Make Ahead Broccoli

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  Broccoli 2 Pound (1 bunch)
  Vegetable oil/Butter 2 Tablespoon, melted
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), minced (optional)
  Lemon juice 3 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1 Pinch

Trim and peel broccoli stalks; cut into 1/2-inch (1 cm) thick pieces. Separate top into florets.
In large pot of boiling water, cook broccoli for 3 to 5 minutes or just until tender-crisp. Immediately drain and plunge into large bowl of ice water. Drain and wrap in paper towels; refrigerate for up to 1 day.
In small skillet, heat oil over medium-low heat; cook garlic (if using) for 1 minute. Add lemon juice,seeds, salt and pepper.
Meanwhile, blanch broccoli in boiling water for 1 minute; drain throughly and toss with lemon juice mixture. Transfer to warm serving dish; sprinkle with olives (if using).

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 600 Calories from Fat 294

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 33 g51.4%

Saturated Fat 4.3 g21.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 791.8 mg33%

Total Carbohydrates 67 g22.5%

Dietary Fiber 24 g96%

Sugars 16.6 g

Protein 26 g52.8%

Vitamin A 113.3% Vitamin C 1388.4%

Calcium 44.8% Iron 37.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Make Ahead Broccoli Recipe