Microwave Lemon Garlic Broccoli


* 1 (14 ounce) bag frozen broccoli florets, cleaned and cut into florets or 2 heads fresh broccoli, cleaned and cut into florets
* 1/4 cup water
* 2 tablespoons olive oil
* 1 tablespoon lemon juice, bottled is fine
* 2 garlic clove, minced or 1 teaspoon garlic powder
* 1 teaspoon salt, adjust to your taste
* 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes (optional)


1 Microwave broccoli and water in covered bowl on high for 6 minutes or til crisp tender.

2 While it is cooking mix the rest of the ingredients together.

3 Drain cooked broccoli.

4 Pour lemon garlic mixture over broccoli and mix to coat.

5 If using fresh garlic cover the dish and let sit for about 2 minutes to allow heat from broccoli to "cook" and remove the raw taste from the garlic.

6 If using garlic powder you are ready to serve.

Recipe by: mama's kitchen
Photo by: Enjolinfam

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