Broccoli with Golden Garlic and Lemon
Paleolithic Raw Food Recipe
Broccoli with garlic that has been cut into thin slivers and cooked until golden in olive oil.
1 bunch broccoli, about 1 pound
1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
3 garlic cloves, cut into thin slivers
1/8 teaspoon pepper
3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
Cook broccoli in a large saucepan of boiling water 5-6 minutes, or until crisp tender. Drain in a colander. Arrange on a serving dish and cover to keep warm.
In a small frying pan, warm olive oil over low heat. Stir in garlic and cook slowly until golden brown, be careful not to burn the garlic, about 1 to 2 minutes. Add pepper and lemon juice. Pour over broccoli.
Nutrition Nibbles on Broccoli
- Broccoli is the superhero of the vegetable kingdom with its rich vitamin A content.
- Broccoli that has been cooked still has 15 percent more vitamin C than an orange and as much calcium as milk.
- Frozen broccoli has twice as much sodium as fresh (up to 68 mg per 10 oz. package), about half the calcium, and smaller amounts of iron, thiamin, riboflavin, and vitamin C.
- A cup of broccoli actually fulfills your daily vitamin C requirement.
Recipe makes 2 servings