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Microwaved Seasoned Broccoli Spears

Add a few simple herbs to this microwave-fast recipe for a nutritious veggie side dish. Melissa Just - Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
  • Makes
    5 servings

Ingredients

  • 5 cups frozen broccoli florets, thawed
  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  • Place broccoli in a large microwave-safe bowl. Combine the remaining ingredients. Pour over broccoli; toss to coat. Cover and microwave on high for 3-4 minutes or until tender.
Editor's Note
This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
Nutrition Facts
3/4 cup: 41 calories, 2g fat (1g saturated fat), 6mg cholesterol, 122mg sodium, 3g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 2g fiber), 2g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable.

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