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Broccoli With Red Pepper Flakes and Garlic Chips

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“Broccoli is loaded with lots of vitamins A and C and several minerals, it is one of the most healthful veggies. This is a spiced up version that is low in fat and not low on flavor. The recipe comes from Williams Sonoma Essentials of Healthful Cooking.”

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  1. In a small skillet over medium-low heat combine the olive oil, garlic and red pepper flakes.
  2. Heat, stirring frequently, just until the garlic begins to turn golden on the edges, approximately 1-2 minutes.
  3. Remove from heat, strain through a fine-mesh sieve, reserving the oil and garlic in separate containers.
  4. Cut the broccoli into florets, trimming the stalks until they are about 1-2 inches long.
  5. Place the cut broccoli in steamer basket over boiling water, cover tightly and stem until crisp tender, 4-6 minutes.
  6. Place broccoli immediately into a serving dish, sprinkle with garlic flakes and 1 tablespoon of the oil.
  7. Serve.
  8. The remaining oil can be saved and used in other dishes later.

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