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Buttered Broccoli Spears

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Ingredients
  Broccoli 3 Pound
  Butter/Margarine 1 Tablespoon
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
  Lemon slices 4
Directions

Remove leaves from broccoli and cut off tough lower ends of stalks.
Peel skin from lower portion of stalks.
For even cooking, split each stalk in half, to 1" from floweret.
Arrange stalks in cooking bag suitable for microwave ovens.
Tie bag loosely with string, leaving space for steam to escape.
(Do not use metal twist ties.) Microwave at high setting 6 minutes.
Turn bag over.
Microwave at high setting 4 minutes more, or until tender-crisp.
Remove from bag and place in serving dish.
Top with butter and season with salt and pepper.
Garnish with lemon slices.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Microwaving
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Broccoli
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 576 Calories from Fat 150

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 17 g26.6%

Saturated Fat 8.2 g41.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 32.3 mg10.8%

Sodium 848 mg35.3%

Total Carbohydrates 93 g31.1%

Dietary Fiber 36.7 g146.9%

Sugars 23.2 g

Protein 39 g77.7%

Vitamin A 177.2% Vitamin C 2058.4%

Calcium 66% Iron 56.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Buttered Broccoli Spears Recipe