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Broccoli or Cauliflower with Soy Lemon Dressing

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  • 2 lg Broccoli; (about 2 bunches) or cauliflower
  • 3 tb Soy sauce; to 1/4 cup
  • 2 tb Fresh lemon juice
  • 1 1/2 tb Minced garlic
  • 1 1/2 tb Sugar


Mix the dressing ingredients together.
Cut off the florets from the broccoli, and separate into about the same size. Peel the stems, and slice on the diagonal into 1 1/2 inch thick pieces.
Steam the broccoli for about 8-10 minutes, or until tender.
Drain. Place the broccoli into a serving bowl, add the dressing, toss lightly, and serve.
Per serving: 29 Calories; less than one gram Fat (3% calories from fat); 1g Protein; 7g Carbohydrate; 0mg Cholesterol; 523mg Sodium Food Exchanges: 1/2 Vegetable
NOTES : Broccoli is especially popular for combating summer heat. Chinese doctors feel it is very beneficial for the eyes, and it is often prescribed for eye inflammations and nearsightedness. Some cooks suggest that if it is cooked until just tender, it will not cause gas. [Simonds]
Recipe by: A Spoonful of Ginger, Nina Simonds pg 173
Posted to EAT-LF Digest by "Ellen C." <> on Jul 9, 1999, converted by MM_Buster v2.0l.