Super-Veggies: Cruciferous Vegetables (cont.)
Yield: 8 servings
Broccoli With 3-Minute Lemon Sauce
This lemon sauce has a lot of flavor, so you only need a little drizzle to dress up your broccoli florets.6 cups raw broccoli florets, rinsed well
2 tablespoons lemon curd (available in jars)
2 tablespoons fat-free half-and-half
Freshly ground pepper to taste
Yield: 6 servings
Per serving: 57 calories, 3 g protein, 9 g carbohydrate, 1 g fat, 0.4 g saturated fat, 7 mg cholesterol, 3 g fiber, 34 mg sodium. Calories from fat: 17%.
Recipes provided by Elaine Magee; © 2007 Elaine Magee
Published April 20, 2007.
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