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  Red bell peppers 2 Medium, seeded, cored, and cut in chunks
  Cayenne pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Black pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), minced
  Parsley 2 Tablespoon, chopped
  Lemon juice 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Broccoli florets 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Paprika 1⁄2 Teaspoon

Place bell pepper chunks and garlic in a microwave-safe bowl.
Cover with vented plastic wrap and microwave on high for 7 minutes.
Place bell pepper and garlic, lemon juice, paprika, cayenne, black pepper, and parsley in a blender or food processor and puree.
Place broccoli and bell pepper puree in a microwave-safe bowl.
Cover with vented plastic wrap and microwave for 8 minutes.
Variations Substitute 2 cups brussels sprouts, bottoms trimmed, for the broccoli.
Substitute 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger for the paprika and cayenne.
Substitute cauliflower for the broccoli.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 235 Calories from Fat 25

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 3 g4.4%

Saturated Fat 0.42 g2.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 126.1 mg5.3%

Total Carbohydrates 48 g16.2%

Dietary Fiber 8.7 g34.8%

Sugars 12.8 g

Protein 15 g31%

Vitamin A 456.1% Vitamin C 1205.7%

Calcium 26.7% Iron 42.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Broccoli With Parsley-Pepper Sauce Recipe