Vegetables With Lemon

  Vegetables with Lemon
This heart-healthy dish uses fresh herbs and lemon for brightness and flavor. Broccoli and cauliflower offer an abundance of vitamin C.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups broccoli, cut into florets
  • ½ small head cauliflower, cut into florets
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 2 teaspoons fresh parsley, chopped

Directions
Steam broccoli and cauliflower until tender, about 10 minutes. In a small saucepan, mix the lemon juice, oil and garlic. Cook over low heat for two or three minutes. Put the vegetables into a serving dish. Pour the lemon sauce over the vegetables. Garnish with parsley.

Makes 4 servings.

Nutritional Information
Serving size: 1/2 of recipe. 22 calories, 2 grams carbohydrates, 2 grams total fat, 0 milligrams cholesterol, 1 gram saturated fat, 1 grams dietary fiber ,7 milligrams sodium, 1 gram protein.

Recipe courtesy of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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