Vegetables With a Touch of Lemon

This heart-healthy sauce uses lemon juice, herbs, and a small amount of oil.

1/2 small head   cauliflower, cut into florets
2 cups broccoli, cut into florets
2 tablespoons   lemon juice
1 tablespoon   olive oil
1 clove garlic, minced
2 teaspoons   fresh parsley, chopped

 

 

  1. Steam broccoli and cauliflower until tender (about 10 minutes).
  2. In a small saucepan, mix the lemon juice, oil, and garlic, and cook over low heat for 2 or 3 minutes.
  3. Put the vegetables in a serving dish. Pour the lemon sauce over the vegetables. Garnish with parsley.

Yield: 6 servings--Serving size: 1/2 cup

Each serving provides:

Calories: 22
Total fat: 2 g
Saturated fat: Less than 1 g
Cholesterol: 0 mg
Sodium: 7 mg
Calcium: 10 mg
Iron: Less than 1 mg