Broccoli with Red Pepper
A festive green and red low fat vegetable side dish perfect for Christmas.

Servings: 6 - 1/2 cup servings

• 3 cups broccoli flowerets
• 1/2 cup diced red bell pepper
• 1 tablespoons low saturated fat margarine*
• 1 garlic clove, finely chopped
• 1 teaspoon lemon juice
• 1/8 teaspoon salt

Heat 6 cups water to boiling in 2-quart saucepan. Add broccoli. Heat to boiling; boil uncovered 2 minutes.

Add bell pepper to saucepan. Boil 1 to 2 minutes or until vegetables are crisp-tender. Drain; remove from saucepan.

Add butter to saucepan. Cook garlic in butter over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until golden. Stir in lemon juice and salt. Return broccoli mixture to saucepan; toss to coat.

* Best to use one of the new cholesterol lowering margarines like "Take Control".

Per Serving: 23 Calories; 1g Fat (36.3% calories from fat); trace Saturated Fat; 1g Protein; 3g Carbohydrate; 1g Dietary Fiber; 0mg Cholesterol; 78mg Sodium. Exchanges: 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Fruit; 0 Fat.

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