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Lemon Pepper Steamed Broccoli Recipe

This is an easy way to spice up steam broccoli. A little lemon zest and pepper, and a sprinkle of salt make a surprisingly tasty side dish.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Side Dishes
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Gluten Free, Vegan, Vegetarian
Servings: 4 Cups Broccoli
Calories: 62kcal
Author: Dara Michalski | Cookin' Canuck

Ingredients

Instructions

  • Set a medium-sized saucepan filled with 1 inch of water over high heat, and bring the water to a boil.
  • Place the broccoli in a steamer basket, place inside of the saucepan (be sure the bottom of the basket does not touch the water), cover and reduce the heat to medium.
  • Steam the broccoli until just tender when pierced with a fork, 4 to 5 minutes.
  • Transfer the broccoli to a serving bowl. Add the olive oil, grate the zest of the lemon over the broccoli, sprinkle with salt and pepper, and toss to coat. Serve.

Notes

WW (Old Points) 1 / WW (Points+) 2

Nutrition

Serving: 1Cup | Calories: 62kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 174mg | Potassium: 269mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 530IU | Vitamin C: 77.8mg | Calcium: 40mg | Iron: 0.6mg