Broccoli-Mushroom Medley


Classifications: Vegetables

Qty Measure Ingredient


1 1/2 pounds fresh broccoli, cut in florets

1 teaspoon lemon juice

1 teaspoon salt, optional

1 teaspoon sugar

1 teaspoon cornstarch

1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg

1 cup fresh mushrooms, sliced

1 medium onion, sliced into rings

1 to 2 cloves garlic, minced

3 tablespoons cooking oil

Instructions: Steam broccoli for 1-2 minutes or until crisp-tender. Rinse in cold water and set aside. In a bowl, combine lemon juice, salt if desired, sugar, cornstarch and nutmeg; set aside. In a large skillet or wok over high heat, stir-fry mushrooms, onion and garlic in oil for 3 minutes. Add broccoli and lemon juice mixture; stir-fry for 1-2 minutes. Serve immediately.



Background: Note: DIABETIC EXCHANGES: One serving (prepared without salt) equals 2 vegetable, 1 fat; also, 88 calories, 22 mg sodium, 0 cholesterol, 10 gm carbohydrate, 4 gm protein, 5 gm fat.

Serves: 6

Food Exchanges: