Almonds, roasted red peppers and ginger transform basic steamed broccoli into a pretty vegetable side dish with a special touch of flavor.

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine


Recipe Summary

15 mins
25 mins


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Fill a large Dutch oven with a tight-fitting lid with water to a depth of 1 inch. Bring water to boiling. Place a steamer basket in the Dutch oven. Place broccoli in the steamer basket. Cover and steam about 8 minutes or until broccoli is tender. Remove steamer basket with broccoli, allowing excess water to drain off.

  • Meanwhile, in a large bowl, combine almonds, roasted red sweet pepper, oil, soy sauce, ginger and crushed red pepper. Add broccoli; toss well to coat.


Tip: To toast nuts, spread in a shallow baking pan lined with parchment paper. Bake in a 350 degrees F oven for 5 to 10 minutes or until golden, shaking pan once or twice.

Nutrition Facts

75 calories; protein 4g 8% DV; carbohydrates 8.9g 3% DV; dietary fiber 3.5g 14% DV; sugars 2.1g; fat 3.7g 6% DV; saturated fat 0.4g 2% DV; cholesterolmg; vitamin a iu 761.5IU 15% DV; vitamin c 116.8mg 195% DV; calcium 63.3mg 6% DV; iron 1mg 6% DV; magnesium 30.8mg 11% DV; potassium 405mg 11% DV; sodium 104.1mg 4% DV.