2 teaspoons vegetable oil
2 minced garlic cloves
3 cups broccoli florets
2 chopped carrots
1 bell pepper, cut into strips
1 chopped onion
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon salt (optional)
Large frying pan
1.) In a large frying pan, add oil and garlic. Cook over high heat for 2 minutes.
2.) Add broccoli, carrots, and 1/2 cup of water. Cook for 3 minutes, stir often.
3.) Add pepper and onion. Continue to cook for 5 more minutes, and continue to stir often.
4.) Remove from heat. Vegetables will be crisp and brightly colored.
5.) Toss with lemon juice and salt.
6.) Serve and enjoy!
7.) Refrigerate leftovers.
More About Broccoli
How to Select
Buy fresh or frozen in whole heads or florets. Broccoli heads should be odorless with tight, blueish green florets.
How to Store
Refrigerate broccoli and use within 3-5 days.
How to Prepare
Broccoli can be sauted, steamed, boiled or eaten raw. Toss broccoli in a stir-fry, add it to salads, throw it on pizzas or dip it in low-fat ranch for a fun treat!