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Steamed Broccoli Stems

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Ingredients
  Fresh broccoli 3 Pound
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Sliced pimiento 1 Ounce, drained (1 Jar)
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Trim the leaves and rough ends off the lower stalks of the broccoli.
2) Rinse the broccoli.
3) Take the flowerets out and reserve them for other uses.
4) Peel the stems, if preferred, and then cut crosswise into slices about ¼-inch thick.

MAKING
5) In a vegetable steamer, arrange the broccoli.
6) Over boiling water, place the broccoli and cover the steamer. Steam for about 5 minutes, till the broccoli is crisp-tender.
7) Put the broccoli on a serving platter and sprinkle salt and pepper all over.

SERVING
8) Serve the steamed broccoli while it is still hot. Use pimiento to garnish. Makes a healthy and quick appetizer. Can also be served as a side dish.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Steamed
Interest: 
Holiday, Everyday, Healthy
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Broccoli
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
15 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 470 Calories from Fat 43

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 5 g7.9%

Saturated Fat 0.54 g2.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 943.1 mg39.3%

Total Carbohydrates 92 g30.6%

Dietary Fiber 35.9 g143.8%

Sugars 23.9 g

Protein 39 g77.4%

Vitamin A 184.6% Vitamin C 2063.2%

Calcium 64.1% Iron 57.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Steamed Broccoli Stems Recipe