Broccoli Italiano

Broccoli Italiano

"My husband didn't like broccoli until I gave it some of my special Italian touches. Now I can't serve this delicious side dish often enough. --Melanie Habener of Lompoc, California"
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20 m servings
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  1. In a large saucepan, bring 1 in. of water to a boil. Place broccoli in a steamer basket over water; cover and steam for 4-5 minutes or until crisp-tender.
  2. In a nonstick skillet, cook onions in oil over medium heat for 1 minute. Add garlic; cook 30 seconds longer. Reduce heat. Add the broccoli, lemon juice, salt and pepper; toss to coat. Remove from the heat; let stand for 5 minutes before serving. Add mushrooms.

Footnotes

  • Nutritional Analysis: One serving (3/4 cup) equals 49 calories, 3 g fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 188 mg sodium, 5 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1/2 fat.

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I followed the recipe loosely –very loosely. For instance, scaling the recipe down to two servings for Hubs and me, 5/8 of a mushroom to 1-1/2 cups broccoli just doesn’t make sense (or in a fu...

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This was just okay for us. It's certainly not unpleasant in any way, but it's definitely missing something. Thanks :)

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I followed the recipe loosely –very loosely. For instance, scaling the recipe down to two servings for Hubs and me, 5/8 of a mushroom to 1-1/2 cups broccoli just doesn’t make sense (or in a fu...

I used a steam in bag of broccoli, a little more garlic and left out the mushrooms for my husband. Overall, it was very good.

This was just okay for us. It's certainly not unpleasant in any way, but it's definitely missing something. Thanks :)

Surprisingly good! I wanted to use up some fresh broccoli and it was to be served with lasagna, so I thought I'd give this a try. I used bacon grease instead of oil, and I used a few liberal sha...

This is very tasty. Unfortunately I didn't have any mushrooms on hand but the rest of the flavors worked quite well together.

I made the recipe for two and didn't measure the ingredients. I sautéed the garlic, onion and mushrooms and steamed the broccoli. It's ok, felt like it all hadn't melded yet.

This was pretty good. I skipped the steaming step and just sauteed everything together. It does seem like it needs some other seasoning, the main flavor was lemon.

We didn't care much for this. The lemon juice made the dish taste sour. My teen complained.

This was ok, but found the lemon flavour a bit overwhelming... next time I would add less lemon. The mushrooms helped cut the lemon flavour a bit (I forgot to add them at first as my partner do...

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