Quick Summer Side Dish: Two-Ingredient Creamy Garlic Broccoli

Two-Ingredient, Creamy Garlic BroccoliTwo-Ingredient, Creamy Garlic BroccoliBroccoli is a worthy super veggie to consider adding to your diet. And with this super easy two-ingredient creamy garlic broccoli recipe you can be serving it up - filled with flavor - in a flash. Creamy garlic coats steamed, boiled or even roasted garlic - an accent of black pepper over top. Find out what my secret one-step ingredient is to make this healthy-delicious side dish!

Why broccoli? Broccoli is rich in vitamins A, C and K as well as minerals like iron, manganese, calcium and copper. It is low in calories and rich in fiber! Only about 30 calories per cup.

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Make Two-Ingredient Creamy Garlic:

3-1/2 cups broccoli florets
1/2 cup creamy garlic hummus
black pepper + lemon juice to taste

1. Steam, boil, roast or grill your broccoli florets.
2. Toss the warm florets in the hummus - coating it as you would pasta with pasta sauce.
3. Serve warm or place in the fridge to chill. This broccoli is delicious served both warm and chilled.

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Add lemon juice and black pepper over top to serve. Plus, you can customize it! If you are not a garlic fan, you can use any variety of hummus, including lemon, chili, roasted eggplant, olive, parsley and more. Nutritional yeast is a fun add-in for "cheezy"-style creamy broccoli.

- By Kathy Patalsky
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