Broccoli, flavored with just oil, salt and pepper and then roasted to perfection, is a simple and delicious side dish for any meal. Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

Diabetic Living Magazine


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  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. Line a 15x10x1-inch baking pan with foil; lightly coat with cooking spray. Set aside. In a large bowl toss broccoli with oil, salt, and pepper.

  • Arrange broccoli spears in a single layer in the prepared baking pan. Roast 15 to 18 minutes or until stalks are crisp-tender and florets begin to brown and crisp, using tongs to turn stalks once.


Variation: Just before serving, drizzle with 1 1/2 teaspoons lemon or lime juice; top with 2 tablespoons crumbled reduced-fat feta cheese and 1 tablespoon snipped fresh parsley. Nutrition Facts per serving: Same as below, except 48 cal., 3 g total fat (1 g sat. fat), 1 mg chol., 205 mg sodium, 3 g pro. Exchanges: 1/2 fat.

Nutrition Facts

39 calories; 1.9 g total fat; 0.3 g saturated fat; 146 mg sodium. 219 mg potassium; 4.6 g carbohydrates; 1.8 g fiber; 1 g sugar; 2 g protein; 431 IU vitamin a iu; 62 mg vitamin c; 44 mcg folate; 33 mg calcium; 1 mg iron; 15 mg magnesium;