Recipes for Recovery: Broccoli with Garlic and Ginger
Broccoli with garlic and ginger is super simple and versatile side dish. Broccoli is an excellent source of vitamin C, which acts as an antioxidant to neutralize free radicals in the body and contributes to immunity and bone health. This cruciferous vegetable may also enhance detoxification of undesirable compounds.
Broccoli with Garlic and Ginger
- 1 bunch broccoli 1 pound, washed and chopped into florets
- 2 teaspoons olive oil
- 2 cloves garlic chopped
- 1 tablespoon minced fresh ginger
- ¼ teaspoon salt
- ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
Cook the broccoli in a steam basket for 3 minutes, or until it is just beginning to soften. Remove from the heat.
Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the garlic and ginger. Cook, stirring frequently, for 1 to 2 minutes.
Add the broccoli to the skillet. Continue cooking, stirring frequently, for 3 to 5 minutes. Season the broccoli with the salt and pepper.