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Zippy Broccoli

Rated as 3.79 out of 5 Stars

"'I changed the original recipe for this side dish to use hop pepper sauce instead of red pepper flakes,' notes Bryan Forster of Clayton, Ontario. 'The zesty seasonings really punch up the flavor.'"
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Ingredients

15 m servings
Original recipe yields 8 servings

Directions

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  1. Place broccoli and water in a microwave-safe bowl; cover and cook on high for 5-7 minutes or until crisp-tender. Meanwhile, combine remaining ingredients. Drain broccoli. Drizzle with lemon juice mixture; toss to coat.

Footnotes

  • Nutritional Analysis: One serving equals 49 calories, 4 g fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 326 mg sodium, 4 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 2 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1/2 fat.

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Most helpful positive review

Great side dish and a great way to liven up broccoli! The lemon flavor is great. I used a steam in bag of broccoli so no need for water or draining. I cut the salt down to 1/2 tsp. and added 1/...

Most helpful critical review

Pretty weird tasting... Not horrible, and we ate it because we were hungry and had already made it but would not make again.

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Great side dish and a great way to liven up broccoli! The lemon flavor is great. I used a steam in bag of broccoli so no need for water or draining. I cut the salt down to 1/2 tsp. and added 1/...

With the exception of the hot pepper sauce this is typically how I season broccoli. The hot sauce was an interesting addition I was anxious to try. Because of Hubs' sensitive innards I made his...

I omitted the water/hot sauce and used chicken stock instead. Omitted the oils, and used a few tbsp of margarine. Mixed the garlic and salt into the margarine, adding pepper and onion powder a...

This was super simple and very flavorful too. This would be a perfect side for times when you need to be outside tending to your meat on the grill. Whip up your sauce beforehand, set the timer o...

This is my personal favorite recipe for broccoli.

Pretty weird tasting... Not horrible, and we ate it because we were hungry and had already made it but would not make again.

I added cayenne pepper, used a hot pepper garlic sauce, and omitted the garlic gloves

My husband really liked this, and I was only ok on it.

Different. Tangy. We really didn't like this very much though. I used Tapatio hot sauce and it wasn't hot at all, I would prefer crushed red pepper instead to add more kick and roast the garlic....