Slow Cooker Roasted Broccoli
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Serves: 4
 
Slow cooker roasted broccoli, and easy, healthy and delicious simply filling way to increase your servings of vegetables.
Ingredients
  • 2 pounds broccoli florets, washed trimmed and cut into bite size pieces
  • 1 red, orange or yellow, bell pepper, roughly chopped
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste
Instructions
  1. I used my 4-Quart slow cooker.
  2. Place the broccoli, pepper, oil and salt and pepper in the slow cooker. And toss with your clean hands to combine.
  3. Cover and cook on HIGH for 2 to 2-1/2 hours, stirring every hour or so, until done to your liking.
  4. Makes 4 cups of slow cooker roasted broccoli or 8½ cup servings.
Martha's Notes
Nutrition Estimates Per Serving (1/2 cup): 50 calories, 2.6 g fat, 5.8 g carbs, 2.3 g fiber, 2.5 g protein and *1 Points Plus


This would be good with a little chopped garlic and/or red pepper flakes too. A small amount of grated Parmesan at the end would be nice.


To give this slow cooker broccoli an Asian flair add 2 cloves minced garlic, a teaspoon minced fresh ginger and/or 1 tablespoon soy sauce.
Recipe by Simple Nourished Living at http://simple-nourished-living.com/2014/01/slow-cooker-roasted-broccoli/