1 bunch fresh broccoli, about 2 pounds

Salt, to taste

Butter, about 2 tablespoons


Wash the broccoli, then peel away the tough outer layer of the stems. Cut each stalk into 2-3 spears. Arrange in a large skillet with a lid. Fill with water to 1 inch. Sprinkle with salt; bring to a boil. Turn the heat down to a simmer; cover and cook for 3 minutes. Remove from the heat and drain. Cover the pan and let stand off the heat for 5 minutes before serving. Season, to taste and add butter.

About 5 servings Can be frozen

Per Serving: 75 Calories; 5g Fat; 4g Protein; 6g Carbohydrate; 4g Dietary Fiber; 2g Net Carbs

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