This easy Lemon Garlic Broccoli is a great go to recipe to make on those busy week nights when you are strapped for time.
My family loves vegetables and it’s nice to try new ways with old favorites like broccoli. It’s easy to get a real depth of flavor by just adding a few extra ingredients to a plain side of broccoli.
Easy Lemon Garlic Broccoli Recipe
The recipe could not be easier to make. Just saute everything and add some cheese in the last few minutes and add to any meal.
The lemon juice and lemon zest adds a nice tangy flavor and Jarlsberg cheese is the perfect full flavored cheese to add.
The flavor of this cheese is very rich so a little goes a long way and helps to keep the calories down.
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- 2 cups of broccoli cut into florets
- 2 tbsp of olive oil
- 3 cloves of garlic
- 1/2 lemon
- zest of a lemon
- 3 tbsp of Jarlsberg Cheese
- salt and pepper to taste
- Cut the broccoli into florets and set aside.
- Heat the olive oil in a pan and stir fry the broccoli until slightly tender - about 5 minutes. 1/2 way through, add the garlic and cook.
- Reduce the heat to low and add the lemon zest, juice, salt and pepper.
- Stir to combine and adjust seasoning.
- Add the grated cheese on top and serve.
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 124 Total Fat: 9g Saturated Fat: 2g Trans Fat: 0g Unsaturated Fat: 6g Cholesterol: 5mg Sodium: 122mg Carbohydrates: 10g Fiber: 4g Sugar: 2g Protein: 4g
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