Dressed-Up Broccoli

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'In Clayton, Ontario, Bryan Forster needs only four ingredients to turn ordinary broccoli into a dressed-up side dish. The garlic in the broiled crumb topping really comes through.

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Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
15 mins
Servings:
7
Yield:
7 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 ½ cups broccoli florets

  • 3 tablespoons dry bread crumbs

  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese

  • 1 tablespoon butter or margarine, melted

  • 2 cloves garlic cloves, minced

Directions

  1. Place broccoli and a small amount of water in a microwave-and broiler-safe 1-1/2-qt. dish. Cover and microwave on high until crisp-tender, about 6 minutes; drain. Combine remaining ingredients; sprinkle over broccoli. Broil for 4-5 minutes or until lightly browned.

Tips

This recipe was tested with an 850-watt microwave.

Nutritional Analysis: One 1/2-cup serving (prepared with margarine) equals 45 calories, 2 g fat (0 saturated fat), 1 mg cholesterol, 89 mg sodium, 4 g carbohydrate, 0 fiber, 2 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1/2 fat.