Broccoli and Sweet Peppers

  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Total Time: 11 mins
  • Servings: 8
  • About This Recipe

    “Colourful, tastes as good as it looks! I sometimes add mushrooms or a light sprinkle of favourite cheese. from Smart Cooking by Anne Lindsay”

    Ingredients

  • 1lbbroccoli
  • 1sweet red pepper
  • 1yellow sweet pepper
  • 1tablespoonvegetable oil
  • 1onion, chopped
  • 1teaspoongrated fresh gingerroot
  • 1/4 cupchicken stock
  • 2teaspoonssoy sauce
  • Directions

  • Peel tough broccoli stems.
  • Cut stem and florets into bite size pieces.
  • Blanch in large pot of boiling water for 2 to 3 minutes or until bright green and tender crisp, drain, cool under cold running water and dry on paper towels.
  • Seed peppers and cut into thin strips.
  • In a large frypan or wok, heat oil over medium heat.
  • Add onion and ginger, stir fry for 1 minute.
  • Add peppers and stir fry for 2 or 3 minutes, adding chicken stock when necessary to prevent sticking or scorching.
  • Add broccoli, stir fry until heated through, sprinkle with soy sauce.
  • Serve immediately.
  • Reviews

  • “I blanched the broccoli in the AM, got the pepperes all sliced etc and then just before dinner it too k me 4 minutes to finish this delicious dish.I can’t believe that it can taster this good and be so low in calories. It’s a keeper, thanks again Dorothy”

  • “This was great! I loved the way the broccoli kept a bit of crunch and stayed so green – a nice contrast against the peppers. Thanks for posting it.”

  • “Loved the flavour and the colour combination of this dish.Had it with a jacket baked potato with lite sour cream on top and my baked lemon chicken breasts.The flavours blended beautifully.Thanks for postingCheers :)”

  • “Excellent recipe! I added mushrooms and garlic .. I served it with Bergy’s “Grilled Salmon with Garlic & Lemon”, very nice!!”

  • “Yum, this was great! Fast, easy and delicious. Thanks”

  • “A colorful and tasty side. Made as written. The light flavors of this dish did leave DH reaching for more for more soy sauce, although he said that it was very tasty. Made for Veg*n Swap 2009 Thanks for the post.”

  • “Wonderfully easy and tasty — did use green pepper in place of yellow.Goes from stove to table so quickly. Makes alot — and think it will reheat well.May try it with a touch of teriyaki sauce next time.Great pictures — this is really how it looks! “

  • “A quick, easy, tasty side that would go well with any entree! I used red & green peppers and a red onion for additional colour. Thanx Dorothy!”

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