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Broccoli and Red Pepper Toss

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  • 25 min prep time
  • 25 min total time
  • 8 ingredients
  • 6 servings
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It’s a toss up…is this a healthy side or a delicious side? Both! Veggies in a light garlic dressing are scrumptious, while the broccoli serves up calcium for strong bones.

Ingredients

3
cups Green Giant™ SELECT® frozen broccoli florets
1/2
cup diced red bell pepper
1
tablespoon olive or sesame oil
1
clove garlic, finely chopped
1/2
teaspoon grated lemon peel
1
teaspoon lemon juice
1/4
teaspoon seasoned salt
1/8
teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes

Steps

  • 1 Cook broccoli as directed on bag, adding bell pepper during last 2 minutes of cook time. Drain; remove broccoli mixture from saucepan.
  • 2 In same saucepan, heat oil over medium heat. Add garlic; cook 1 to 2 minutes, stirring occasionally, until golden. Stir in lemon peel, lemon juice, seasoned salt and red pepper flakes. Return broccoli mixture to saucepan; toss to coat.
  • 1 Cook broccoli as directed on bag, adding bell pepper during last 2 minutes of cook time. Drain; remove broccoli mixture from saucepan.
  • 2 In same saucepan, heat oil over medium heat. Add garlic; cook 1 to 2 minutes, stirring occasionally, until golden. Stir in lemon peel, lemon juice, seasoned salt and red pepper flakes. Return broccoli mixture to saucepan; toss to coat.

Expert Tips

Besides coming from dairy foods, calcium comes from dark green veggies, such as broccoli. Bones need calcium to build and maintain their strength and integrity.

The green broccoli and red peppers make this a perfect selection for holiday dinners.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
40
Calories from Fat
20
% Daily Value
Total Fat
2 1/2g
4%
Saturated Fat
0g
0%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
60mg
3%
Total Carbohydrate
3g
1%
Dietary Fiber
1g
5%
Sugars
1g
Protein
1g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%
10%
Vitamin C
45%
45%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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