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Broccoli with Black Olives Recipe

Diabetic Friendly Recipe

Enhance your meal with a side dish of Broccoli with Black Olives. This dish is rich in vitamins A and C.

Recipe Ingredients

1 tablespoon olive oil
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 package (16 ounces) frozen broccoli flowerets, thawed, drained
1 can (2-1/2 ounces) sliced pitted ripe olives, drained
1/4 cup fat free Parmesan cheese


Recipe Directions

Heat oil in large nonstick skillet on medium-high heat. Add garlic; cook and stir 30 seconds or until tender.

Add broccoli and olives; cook and stir four minutes or until thoroughly heated. Remove from heat. Stir in grated topping. Serve immediately.

Olives for Broccoli with Black Olives

Nutrition Information

Yield: 6 servings Broccoli with Black Olives.
Calories: 80g; Total Fat: >4.5; Saturated Fat: 1.5g; Cholesterol: 4.6mg; Sodium: 240mg; Carbohydrates: 8g; Fiber: 2g; Protein: 4g;

Exchanges:  1 Vegetable, 1 Fat

Bonus: Mediterranean Salad Quick Recipe

Toss 1/2 cup chickpeas, rinsed and drained with 1/2 cup halved cherry tomatoes, 1 chopped cucumber and ten large black olives. Add 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice. Serve with 1 large toasted whole wheat pita. Total calories are 398.

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