Another quick and fresh-tasting side dish. To toast the nuts, place on a baking sheet or small baking pan like a loaf pan. Cook in the oven at 350 degrees for 5-10 minutes or until fragrant. Let cool.
Serves 4 ( 2 points +)
- 1 large head broccoli ( about 4 c.)
- 1 T. olive oil
- 2 T. chopped pecans, toasted
- salt and pepper to taste
- 1/4 tsp. crushed red pepper flakes
- 1 tsp. fresh lemon juice
Heat a large nonstick skillet. Add oil and swirl to coat. Add broccoli and cook until crisp-tender. Toss broccoli with salt and pepper, red pepper flakes, lemon juice, and pecans.