Broccoli With Lemon Sauce Recipe
1 large bunch broccoli
1 tbsp lemon juice
1 (i use apple cider vinegar)
1 tbsp water or sugar free lemon-line soda
1 sub. sweetener to equal 1 ts
1 (if desired)
Clean and trim boroccoli. Cut stalks and floweretes into about 3 inch
"trees." Simmer gently about 12 minutes covered with water. ( I
prefer to steam). Drain. Mix lemon juice, liquid, and sweetener.
Trickle over broccoli. Heat the lemon mixture to keep the vegetable
warm. Food Exhange per serving: 1 VEGETABLE EXCHANGE
Source: The Art of Cooking for the Diabetic by Mary Abbott
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