Quick and Easy Broccoli

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Quick and Easy Broccoli
Recipe type: Side Dish
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Serves: 4
This versatile broccoli recipe is so tasty the whole family will love it!
  • 2 medium heads of broccoli
  • 1 T olive oil
  • sea salt to taste
  • 3-4 cloves of garlic, chopped
  • Red pepper flakes to taste (sub black pepper to make it more mild)
  1. Trim the bottoms of the broccoli stalks and discard.
  2. Cut off the main stem of each stalk.
  3. Separate the head of broccoli into bite-size pieces.
  4. Wash the broccoli in cold water, drain, and place in a pot of ¼ c cold water, olive oil, salt, and garlic.
  5. Add a pinch of more of pepper (red or black).
  6. Bring to a boil, cover tightly, and let steam until broccoli is bright green and very crunchy-tender, no more than 5 minutes.
  7. Remove with a slotted spoon and serve at once.

Kristen Barkley
Kristen Barkley
Kristen is a happily married mom to four beautiful and active children and is the co-founder of Marpé Wellness. She has a BBA in Marketing from the University of Houston and completed extensive coursework in the areas of nutrition and fitness. She is excited to be putting her education to use in an industry that she is passionate about where she can help others live a healthier and happier life.

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