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

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active:
10 mins
total:
25 mins
Servings:
4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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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.

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  • 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.

Tips

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; protein 2g; carbohydrates 4.6g; dietary fiber 1.8g; sugars 1.2g; fat 1.9g; saturated fat 0.3g; vitamin a iu 431.3IU; vitamin c 61.7mg; folate 43.6mcg; calcium 32.8mg; iron 0.5mg; magnesium 14.6mg; potassium 219.5mg; sodium 145.9mg.
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