Red Broccoli

Robert Mayes Recipe

By Robert Mayes rmayesjr

6 to 8
1 Hr
20 Min

I prefer my fresh produce al dente. Increase cooking times if desired.

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3 large
fresh washed, peeled, quartered and sliced beets
1 bunch
broccoli washed and cut to bite size pieces
1/2 tsp
ground cinnamon
1/4 tsp
ground cayenne pepper
1 Tbsp
1/4 c
pure maple syrup or substitute sweetener
3 Tbsp
olive oil, extra virgin

Directions Step-By-Step

Note: I consider a large beet 2 to 3 in. in diam. After preparing beets place in a 3 quart casserole dish. microwave on high for 5 minutes covered.
Add prepared broccoli over the top of the partially cooked beets. Sprinkle dry ingredients over the top. Pour slowly and evenly the olive oil and maple syrup on top. Microwave 5 minutes on high covered. Let rest for 2 minutes.
Using a large spoon lift the beets from the bottom of the dish and mix the beets and broccoli evenly. If you prefer a less al dente dish, cook, covered in the microwave for additional time. Microwaves vary, so cook times may need to be adjusted to suit your taste.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: For Kids, Healthy
Hashtags: #broccoli, #cinnamon, #beets

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