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broccoli with tomatoes

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Michelle Bersani =^..^=
East Bridgewater, MA

I made this for lunch last week (had stuff in the fridge). Simple, but yummy. Would make a good side dish for dinner, also.

(1 rating)
yield 2 -4
prep time 5 Min
cook time 15 Min

Ingredients For broccoli with tomatoes

  • 2 tsp
    butter, unsalted (or olive oil if you prefer)
  • 1-2 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 1 can
    14.5 oz. diced tomatoes w/chiles, do not drain (italian style would also work well)
  • 1/8-1/4 c
    fresh cilantro, chopped (or basil if using italian style tomatoes)
  • 1 1/2 lb
    broccoli florets
  • salt and pepper, to taste

How To Make broccoli with tomatoes

  • 1
    Melt butter in a large, non-reactive saucepan over medium high heat.
  • 2
    Add garlic, tomatoes and cilantro; simmer uncovered 2-3 minutes.
  • 3
    Add broccoli, and salt and pepper to taste.
  • 4
    Reduce heat to medium. Cover and simmer 7-8 minutes or until broccoli is tender.