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Lemon Broccoli Salad

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Ingredients
  Fresh broccoli 2 Pound
  Broth 3 Tablespoon (Canned / Homemade, Vegetable / Chicken)
  Fresh lemon juice 3 Tablespoon
  Olive oil 1 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
Directions

Separate broccoli into florets, peel stems and slice crosswise.
In a covered saucepan over medium heat steam broccoli in a small amount of water for 5 minutes or until tender-crisp.
Drain, reserving liquid for soup.
Into a bowl of ice water plunge broccoli immediately to stop cooking process.
Drain.
In a blender container combine broth, lemon juice, olive oil, salt and pepper.
Process until mixed.
In a salad bowl place broccoli.
Add dressing; toss to coat.
Marinate in refrigerator for several hours.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Chilling
Dish: 
Salad
Ingredient: 
Broccoli
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 524 Calories from Fat 229

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 26 g39.8%

Saturated Fat 3.5 g17.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 1504 mg62.7%

Total Carbohydrates 65 g21.6%

Dietary Fiber 24.4 g97.7%

Sugars 16.5 g

Protein 26 g52.2%

Vitamin A 113.2% Vitamin C 1383.7%

Calcium 43% Iron 37.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Lemon Broccoli Salad Recipe