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Steamed Broccoli and Carrots with Lemon

Rated as 3.91 out of 5 Stars

"This side dish adds lots of color and vitamins and minerals to your meal."
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Ingredients

15 m servings 35 cals
Original recipe yields 2 servings

Directions

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  1. Place a steamer insert into a saucepan and fill with water to just below the bottom of the steamer. Bring water to a boil. Add broccoli florets and carrots, cover, and steam until tender, about 5 minutes.
  2. Transfer vegetables to a bowl; add lemon juice and seasoned salt and toss to coat.

Footnotes

  • Cook's Note:
  • Use your favorite style seasoned salt for best results.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 35 calories; 0.3 g fat; 8.1 g carbohydrates; 1.7 g protein; 0 mg cholesterol; 497 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

I will make this on Saturday and try it out for me to eat.

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Steamed Broccoli & Carrots w/ Lemon Haiku: "This was too salty. (And we really like our salt.) Heavy lemon too." I've always loved a splash of lemon and a sprinkle of salt on steamed broccoli, a...

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Steamed Broccoli & Carrots w/ Lemon Haiku: "This was too salty. (And we really like our salt.) Heavy lemon too." I've always loved a splash of lemon and a sprinkle of salt on steamed broccoli, a...

I will make this on Saturday and try it out for me to eat.

This was a very simple side dish to make. I used one cup of frozen broccoli and pre-shredded fresh carrots. To save on washing pots, steaming it, I just put the ingredients in a small covered bo...

Great great, but hear me out, it needs a little more flavor. Before cooking the vegetables add 1/2 cup of olive oil, and once you have mixed it and placed it on the baking dish add 1lb of sharp ...

Added juice and seasoning to my taste. My husband even took seconds.

This recipe/dish was fantastic and went very quickly!!! Everyone (family and/or friends) enjoyed the meal – the only complaint was that no one could get seconds. I allow for seconds after I h...

I loved it, especially if u r a broccoli fangirl (LOL)

I'm sorry, but for me this was inedible. The lemon juice was way too heavy. Very simple and easily prepared so props for that. I might alter the recipe a bit maybe to one tbsp tops to make it a...

I liked this. I used pre shredded carrots. I only added 1/2 tbsp of lemon juice and a dash of season salt but I had less vegetables. I served with white rice and lemon rosemary salmon.