Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cooking Time: 8 minutes
Vegetables steamed in the microwave with a small amount of water tend to keep their nutritional content more.
1 pound broccoli, fresh
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper, black, ground
Cut the tough stem from the broccoli. Cut into small florets. Place in a microwave safe dish with one half cup of water. Cover with a damp paper towel and cook on HIGH for 7-8 minutes. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
Per Serving About: 40 calories, 0g fat,0 g saturated fat, 3 g protein,8 g carbohydrates, 3 g dietary fiber, 180 mg sodium