Diabetic Side Dish of the Week – Broccoli Italian Style

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This week’s Diabetic Side Dish of the Week is Broccoli Italian Style. This week’s recipe is made using Fresh Broccoli, Lemon Juice, Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Minced Garlic, Italian Parsley, and Black Pepper. The Dish is 44 calories and 4 net carbs per serving. The recipe is from the Diabetes Self Management website where you can find a huge selection of Diabetic Friendly Recipes, Diabetes News, Diabetes Management Tips, and more! You can also subscribe to the Diabetes Self Management Magazine. Each issue is packed with Diabetes News and Diabetic Friendly Recipes. I’ve left a link to subscribe at the end of the post. Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2020! https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/

Broccoli Italian Style
This simple dish combines broccoli with lemon juice, olive oil, garlic, parsley, and black pepper for a flavor that can’t be beat!

Ingredients
1 1/4 pounds fresh broccoli
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1 teaspoon extra virgin olive oil
1 clove garlic, minced
1 teaspoon chopped fresh Italian parsley
Dash black pepper

Directions
Yield: 4 servings
Serving size: 1/4 of total recipe

1 – Trim broccoli, discarding tough stems. Cut broccoli into florets with 2-inch stems. Peel remaining stems; cut into 1/2-inch slices.

2 – Bring 1 quart water to a boil in large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add broccoli; return to a boil. Cook 3 to 5 minutes or until broccoli is tender. Drain; transfer to serving dish.

3 – Combine lemon juice, oil, garlic, parsley, and pepper in small bowl. Pour over broccoli; toss to coat. Cover and let stand 1 hour before serving to allow flavors to blend. Serve at room temperature.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 44 calories, Carbohydrates: 7 g, Protein: 3 g, Fat: 2 g, Saturated Fat: 0 g, Cholesterol: 0 mg, Sodium: 29 mg, Fiber: 3 g
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