Zesty Marinated Broccoli Recipe Is How to Eat Fresh Healthy Food by 30Seconds Food

Zesty Marinated Broccoli Recipe Is How to Eat Fresh Healthy Food

Steamed. Baked. Fried. Roasted. Grilled. There are so many ways to eat broccoli. This one is kind of different! This cold broccoli recipe is marinated. No cooking involved. It's a fresh, healthy and really easy-to-make vegetable recipe.

Not only do you get the great, fresh taste and crunch of broccoli in this recipe, but the health benefits of broccoli, health benefits of honey, health benefits of olive oil and health benefits of garlic. That's a lot of healthy benefits! To make this gluten-free, low-sodium broccoli recipe you will need fresh broccoli florets, garlic, honey, lemons for juicing, white wine vinegar, water and olive oil.

This is a great side dish recipe with chicken, pork or beef. This vegetarian recipe fits in well with the Mediterranean Diet and could easily be doubled for larger groups.

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Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes plus 1 hour to marinate
Cook Time: 0 minutes

Total Time: 10 minutes plus 1 hour to marinate
Servings: 4


  • 4 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 2 cloves garlic, pressed or finely minced
  • 2 cups fresh broccoli florets

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Recipe Notes

  • You could add chopped bell pepper or red onion to add even more flavor and texture.
  •  For Christmas, use red bell peppers for a fun, festive look.

Here's how to make it:

  1. Whisk together the olive oil, water, vinegar, lemon juice, honey and garlic. Season with salt and pepper. 
  2. Add the broccoli and stir to coat. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour before serving. 

Nutrition Facts Per Serving

Calories: 143

Total Fat: 4.1g

Saturated Fat: 0.9g

Cholesterol: 0mg

Sodium: 29mg

Total Carbohydrate: 25.7g

Dietary Fiber: 1.6g

Total Sugars: 22.6g

Protein: 2g

Vitamin D: 0mcg

Calcium: 33mg

Iron: 1mg

Potassium: 258mg

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How cool that there’s no cooking required. Love broccoli.
Fresh and healthy clean eating recipe. Need more of these during the holidays when my diet goes out the window!

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