Steamed Broccoli

Steamed BroccoliSteamed broccoli is a staple in the vegan diet, and it’s super fast and easy to make. Each serving of this recipe has only 64 calories, but packs in 5 grams of fiber, 5 grams of protein and a whopping 275% of your RDV for Vitamin C. A lot of that comes from the lemon juice, which is very high in Vitamin C.

Broccoli is a cruciferous vegetable along with kale, cauliflower, Brussels sprouts, bok choy, cabbage, collard greens, rutabaga and turnips. These veggies are packed with nutrition but low on calories. If you’re trying to lose weight, stock up on these veggies and eat them as much as you can.

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Steamed Broccoli
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4 servings 5 minutes
Cook Time
10 minutes
Servings Prep Time
4 servings 5 minutes
Cook Time
10 minutes
Steamed Broccoli
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Print Recipe
Servings Prep Time
4 servings 5 minutes
Cook Time
10 minutes
Servings Prep Time
4 servings 5 minutes
Cook Time
10 minutes
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Instructions
  1. Wash and chop the broccoli into florets.
  2. Steam the broccoli in a large pot for about 10 minutes or until it's your preferred level of softness.
  3. Pour the broccoli into a mixing bowl and stir in the lemon juice and salt.
    Steamed Broccoli
Recipe Notes

Serving size is about 1 cup of florets.

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