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Italian Style Broccoli

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Ingredients
  Broccoli 1 Pound (1 Bunch)
  Olive oil 1 Tablespoon
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), minced
  Dried oregano 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Ground black pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Whole pimentos 4 Ounce, drained and cut into thin strips (1 Jar)
  Lemon juice 2 Teaspoon
Directions

Trim the broccoli to remove leaves and tough portions of the stems.
Cut the broccoli lengthwise into spears.
In a 7" X 11" baking dish, arrange the spears with the florets facing the center of the dish.
In a small cup, combine the oil, garlic, oregano, and pepper.
Spoon over the broccoli.
Cover with wax paper.
Microwave on high for 3 minutes.
Rearrange the spears so they cook evenly.
Cover with wax paper and microwave on high for 3 to 5 minutes, or until crisp-tender.
Let stand for 3 minutes.
In a small bowl, combine the pimentos and lemon juice.
Spoon over the broccoli.
Cover with wax paper and microwave on high for 30 seconds.
Serve hot or cold.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Microwaving
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Broccoli

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 326 Calories from Fat 150

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 17 g26.4%

Saturated Fat 2.3 g11.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 167.2 mg7%

Total Carbohydrates 39 g13.1%

Dietary Fiber 14.5 g58.1%

Sugars 11.1 g

Protein 15 g29.1%

Vitamin A 117.7% Vitamin C 845.8%

Calcium 24.2% Iron 32.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Italian Style Broccoli Recipe