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Crispy Baked Broccoli

Here's a tasty and easy vegetable dish that you can make using a budget-friendly bag of frozen broccoli. Aim to fill half of your plate with nonstarchy vegetables like broccoli, carrots, greens and more!

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/4 of recipe

  • Calories 60
  • Carbohydrate 6 g
  • Protein 2 g
  • Fat 2.0 g
  • Saturated Fat 0.3 g
  • Sugar 3 g
  • Dietary Fiber 3 g
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Sodium 95 mg
  • Potassium 290 mg

This Recipe Serves 4

Ingredients

Nonstick cooking spray
1 (16-ounce) bag frozen broccoli florets
1 teaspoon garlic powder
½ teaspoon onion powder
1 tablespoon reduced-sodium soy sauce
1 tablespoon olive oil

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degreed F.
  2. Prep a cookie sheet with nonstick cooking spray.
  3. Defrost the broccoli and drain.
  4. Combine the remaining ingredients in a gallon-sized Ziploc bag. Add the broccoli florets to the plastic bag and shake until coated.
  5. Place the florets on the prepared baking sheet with space between them. Discard the leftover marinade.
  6. Bake for 45 minutes to an hour. The broccoli will be soft inside but crisp at the edges.

From The Budget-Friendly Fresh and Local Diabetes Cookbook by Charles Mattocks

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