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Broccoli Italian Style

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  Broccoli 1 1⁄4 Pound
  Lemon juice 2 Tablespoon
  Olive oil 1 Teaspoon
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), minced
  Fresh parsley 1 Teaspoon, chopped
  Pepper 1 Dash

Trim broccoli, disgarding tough part of stems.
Cut broccoli into florets with 2-inch stems.
Peel remaining broccoli stems; cut into '/2-inch-thick slices.
Bring 1 quart water to a boil in large saucepan over high heat.
Add broccoli; return to a boil.
Reduce heat to medium-high.
Cook, uncovered, 3 to 5 minutes or until broccoli is fork-tender.
Drain; arrange evenly in serving dish.
Combine lemon juice, oil, garlic, parsley and pepper in small bowl.
Pour over broccoli, turning to coat.
Let stand, covered, 1 to 2 hours before serving to allow flavors to blend.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 252 Calories from Fat 62

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 7 g11%

Saturated Fat 0.92 g4.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 191.1 mg8%

Total Carbohydrates 42 g14%

Dietary Fiber 15 g59.9%

Sugars 10.4 g

Protein 16 g32.9%

Vitamin A 70.8% Vitamin C 868.5%

Calcium 27.8% Iron 23.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Broccoli Italian Style Recipe