Broccoli Primavera

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PREP TIME

5 min

Makes

6 to 8 servings

* PLUS Cooking time: 3 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp lime or lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves , minced
  • 1 tsp dried basil
  • 1/2 tsp hot-red-chili-flakes , optional
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 large head broccoli
  • 1 red or orange bell pepper
  • 2-Jan red onion
  • 3 plum tomtoes

Instructions

  • Partially fill a large saucepan with water and bring to a boil over high heat. Meanwhile, in a large bowl, whisk lime juice with oil, garlic, basil, chili flakes and salt.
  • Slice broccoli florets from stalks. Cut florets into bite-size pieces. Peel stalks, then slice into thin rounds. Slice pepper into thin strips. Thinly slice onion and coarsely chop tomatoes.
  • Add broccoli florets and stems to boiling water. Boil, uncovered, 2 min. Then add pepper and onion. Boil until broccoli is tender-crisp, about 1 more min. Drain vegetables well, then add to dressing along with tomatoes. Gently stir to coat evenly. Serve warm or at room temperature. Best to serve within 2 to 3 hours of making. Wonderful with steak or chicken.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 42,
  • Protein
  • 1 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 6 g,
  • Fat
  • 2 g,
  • Fibre
  • 1 g,
  • Sodium
  • 21 mg.