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Quick Steamed Broccoli with Chili Sauce
Prepare our "Quick Steamed" Broccoli recipe and toss with a little chili sauce for extra zest and flavor.
Quick Steamed Broccoli with Chili Sauce Prep and Cook Time: 6 minutes

Ingredients:

Directions:

  1. Fill bottom of steamer with 2 inches of water.
  2. While steam is building up in steamer, separate the florets from the stem as close to the florets as possible. Cut florets into quarters and slice the

    stems into 1/4-inch pieces. Let them sit for 5-10 minutes before steaming. Press or chop garlic and let garlic and sliced onions sit for at least 5 minutes.

  3. For al denté Broccoli, place the stems and sliced red onions in the steamer, cover with a tight fitting lid, and steam for 2 minutes. Add florets, cover, and steam for 4 minutes.
  4. Transfer to a bowl. For more flavor, toss Broccoli with the Mediterranean Dressing and chili sauce while still hot.
serves 2

Research shows that fat-soluble vitamins and carotenoids found in foods, such as Broccoli, may be better absorbed when consumed with fat containing foods like extra virgin olive oil. Dressing helps tenderize Broccoli. 5-10 minutes after it is dressed you will find it will have become more tender.

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