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Recipe for Broccoli with Walnuts ...

By Glenys

When you are following a low-fat diet, vegetables are a major component but eating them just steamed or boiled can get rather tedious. This recipe for broccoli with walnuts jazzes up the humble green vegetable. Broccoli is a fabulous vegetable packed with nutrition and should only be cooked lightly to keep that vibrant green colour. Adding in a few walnuts not only introduces a different crunch and flavour but they too are a little mouthful of healthy goodness.

Preparation time: 10 minutes

Cooking Time: 15 minutes

Serves: 4

Energy: 96 calories per serving


Frying pan
Sharp vegetable knife


Broccoli spears (if available), or a head of broccoli cut into florets
40 gram (1/2 packet) of walnuts
2 tablespoons (30 ml) olive oil
Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste


Steam the broccoli until tender and place warm in serving plate

Roughly chop the walnuts and heat in a small dry frying pan for 3 minutes

Add the olive oil to the pan and fry gently for 2 minutes

Remove and pour over the broccoli

Season to taste

Serve immediately

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