This simple broccoli recipe makes a tasty side dish or appetizer.
1 bunch broccoli (about 3 stalks), sliced into bite-sized pieces
¼ cup sour cream
1-2 tsp. wasabi powder
¼ tsp. sea salt
6 drops stevia
2 Tbs. water
1. Bring several inches of water to boil in a vegetable steamer. Steam broccoli until tender crisp, approximately 8 minutes. Alternatively, you can serve the broccoli roasted, grilled, or raw with the sauce on the side as a dip.
2. In a small bowl, blend the wasabi powder with water. Add salt, stevia, and sour cream, mixing well to blend flavors. If desired, add more wasabi for extra heat.
PER SERVING (½ cup broccoli with 1 Tbs. Wasabi Sour Cream Sauce): 53 CAL; 3 G PROT; 2 G FAT (1 G SAT FAT); 7 G CARB; 4 MG CHOL; 105 MG SOD; 2.8 G FIBER; 1.9 G SUGARS
From Recipes for a Healthier Smile, available at American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (www.aacd.com).