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Vegetables with a Touch of Lemon
Total : 15 min


  • ½ small head cauliflower, cut into florets
  • 2 cups broccoli, cut into florets
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 2 teaspoons fresh parsley, chopped


  1. Steam broccoli and cauliflower until tender (about 10 minutes).
  2. In a small saucepan, mix the lemon juice, oil, and garlic, and cook over low heat for 2 or 3 minutes.
  3. Put the vegetables in a serving dish.  Pour the lemon sauce over the vegetables.  Garnish with parsley.
Exchange: 2 vegetable
Carbohydrate Units: 0
Nutrition Facts
Servings per Recipe:
6 ½-cup servings
 Amount Per Serving
 Calories 55      Calories from Fat 24
% Daily Value 
5% Total Fat 3g
0% Cholesterol   0mg
2% Sodium   57mg
2% Total Carbohydrate   6g
20%   Dietary Fiber   5g
0%   Sugars   0g
8% Protein   4g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs: