Lemon Garlic Broccoli
Recipe type: Accompaniment
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Serves: 4 people
Adding a source of vitamin C when eating greens, like the lemon juice in this recipe, helps increase absorption of iron from green vegetables.
  • 1 bunch of broccoli/tenderstem broccoli , roughly chopped
  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 pinch chilli flakes
  • Coarse sea salt
  • Zest and juice 1 lemon
  1. Steam the broccoli for 4-5 minutes until its bright green
  2. Heat the coconut oil in a large frying pan oven a high heat
  3. Add the garlic and chilli flakes stirring to coat in the oil
  4. Add the broccoli and carefully cover in the fragrant oil
  5. Add ⅓ cup water (78ml) and a large pinch of sea salt
  6. Cook over a medium heat for 4-5 mins until the broccoli is cooked and the liquid has almost evaporated
  7. Add the lemon juice and zest, season to taste
  8. Serve hot or at room temperature
Recipe by HEALTHY-CHEF at http://healthy-chef.co.uk/lemon-garlic-broccoli/