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Garlic Broccoli Rice

We eat a lot of fresh broccoli at my house and I have always wanted a recipe for the leftover stems. I know what you’re thinking. Of course, the dietitian would like this dish. But hear me out! This is DELICIOUS! Simple, healthy and full of flavor. Try it as a side to your grilled chicken for dinner, or even as a rice replacement. It does not disappoint.

Makes 1 serving

Ingredients for garlic broccoli rice

  • 2 cups shredded broccoli stems (approximately 2 stems, I used a cheese grater)
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • ¼ tsp olive oil

Directions for garlic broccoli rice

  1. Grate broccoli to rice consistency.
  2. Place on a paper towel and squeeze to remove excess moisture.
  3. Add olive oil to skillet and heat on medium high.
  4. Add broccoli, stirring frequently. Cook for approximately 7 minutes or until broccoli becomes soft and tinged brown.
  5. Add garlic and cook another 1-2 minutes.
  6. Serve warm.
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Nutrition facts

Per Serving

  • calories: 82
  • carbohydrate: 14g
  • fat: 1g
  • fiber: 0g
  • potassium: 766mg
  • protein: 6g
  • sodium: 64mg
  • sugar: 0g

Disclaimer: Type2Diabetes.com cannot guarantee a recipe that has been scaled to make a different number of servings from the original.


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