• Serves
    4
  • 45
    Calories

Dietician's Tip: This is a great way to add more flavorful vegetables to your diet. Other cruciferous vegetables, such as cauliflower or Brussels sprouts, can be substituted for broccoli.

Ingredients

  • 4 cups broccoli florets
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper

Directions

In a small saucepan, bring 1 cup of water to a boil. Add the broccoli to the boiling water and cook for 2 to 3 minutes or until tender. Drain broccoli.

In a small saute pan over medium-high, heat the oil. Add the garlic and saute for 30 seconds. Add broccoli, lemon zest, salt and pepper. Combine well and serve.

Nutritional analysis per serving

Serving size: 1 cup

  • Calories 45
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Monounsaturated fat 1 g
  • Saturated fat 0 g
  • Sodium 153 mg
  • Total carbohydrate 7 g
  • Dietary fiber 3 g
  • Protein 3 g
  • Serving size 1 cup
  • Total fat 1 g
Last Updated: 02-23-2018
RCP-20197681
content provided by mayoclinic.com
© 1998-2019 Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research (MFMER). All rights reserved. A single copy of these materials may be reprinted for noncommercial personal use only. "Mayo," "Mayo Clinic," "MayoClinic.com," "Mayo Clinic Health Information," "Reliable information for a healthier life" and the triple-shield Mayo logo are trademarks of Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research.