Best Broccoli

Ready in 45 minutes

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"Loved it! Loved it! Loved it! Easy to make; literally under 5 minutes. Used soy sauce and extra garlic! Delicious! Also, I used Bird's Eye baby brocolli florets so no cutting or separating was needed! Perfect! Even the kids loved it!"

- Mellylissa

Top-ranked recipe named "Best Broccoli"

4.2 avg, 33 review(s) 84% would make again


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4 cups Broccoli pieces
1 teaspoon Extra Virgin Olive Oil
3 cloves garlic; minced
1/4 cup Cold water
Soy sauce or Salt; to taste
Red pepper flakes; to taste

Original recipe makes 4 Servings



Separate the broccoli florets from the stems. Peel the stems and cut them into bite sized pieces. Break the florets into bite sized pieces. Place all ingredients in a pot and bring to a boil. Tightly cover and let steam for no more than 5 minutes. The broccoli should be bright green.

Nutritional Information:

Per serving: 50 Calories; 2g Fat (23% calories from fat); 4g Protein; 8g Carbohydrate; 0mg Cholesterol; 37mg Sodium Food Exchanges: 1 1/2 Vegetable

Recipe by: 8 Weeks to Optimum Health, Andrew Weil (adapted) Posted to EAT-LF Digest by "Ellen C." ~~ltellen~~at;> on Jan 18, 1999,

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Delicious and easy to do
Jreed26244 2 months ago
Not very much taste. I added siracha chili paste and doubled the garlic the next time, and it was much better.
jcplains 7 months ago
Very good recipe. Just watch the pepper flakes!!
momsays2 1 year ago
Good and different flavor, but not great.
crockpotmiller 1 year ago
dfrogge 1 year ago
sadierider34 1 year ago
SO easy (and good)! Our girls call it 'sweet broccoli,' and we never have any left.
kzoeckler 1 year ago
cool ..
amanchohan 1 year ago
Excellent and so easy! Thank you!
Lbradshaw 1 year ago
Very good!
lotivio 1 year ago
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