Heated broccoli

Gluten Free Low Sodium

Lemon juice is a great way to add flavor without adding salt.


3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
4 cloves garlic, minced
1/3 cup chopped shallots
1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
2 heads broccoli, cut into small florets
1/4 cup low-sodium vegetable broth
1 teaspoon lemon juice


  1. In a large nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Stir in garlic, shallots and red pepper flakes. Cook about 1 minute.
  2. Add broccoli florets and toss, cooking for 3 to 4 minutes.
  3. Add vegetable broth. Cover and steam for 3 to 5 minutes.
  4. Spritz or drizzle with lemon juice just before serving. Serve warm.

Makes 4 servings

Carb choices per serving: 1/2

First Published: 04/03/2014
Last Reviewed: 04/03/2014

Bring on the "heat!" Try adding more red pepper flakes for a spicier dish.
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