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Sautéed Broccoli

This easy vegetarian side can be ready in under 15 minutes. Serve with any protein like roasted chicken breasts, sautéed pork chops, or broiled steak for an easy dinner.

Serves 4
Ready in 11 mins
Prep time 5 mins
Cooking time 6 mins
110 calories per serving


> 1 medium head broccoli
> 2 tbsp olive oil


Cut florets off broccoli stem into bite-sized florets. In a 12-inch skillet, heat the oil on medium-high. Add broccoli and season with salt and pepper. Cook 3–4 min., stirring occasionally. Add ¼ cup water and continue to cook 3–4 min., until broccoli is tender.


Flavor combinations:

SWEET AND SPICY: Add ½ (10 oz) bag shredded carrots to pan with broccoli. After cooking, add ¼ cup Thai sweet chili sauce and 1 tbsp soy sauce. Toss to coat.

ALMONDINE: After sautéing, add ½ cup toasted sliced almonds, the zest of 1 lemon, and 1 tbsp fresh lemon juice.

TRIPLE PEPPER: After sautéing, add 1 (16 oz) bag frozen mixed pepper strips, thawed, and 1 tbsp red wine vinegar. Sauté 2 min., until peppers are softened.

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