Pesto Broccoli with Whole Grains Recipe

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    Never guessed your kids would request broccoli for dinner? Make this simple and quick pesto broccoli dish, and your kids will be begging for more!

    Pesto Broccoli with Whole Grains Recipe

    Never guessed your kids would request broccoli for dinner? Make this simple dish, and your kids will be begging for more!

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    Servings: 4

    Ingredients:

    • olive oil: 2 tablespoons
    • medium red onion: 1
    • broccoli florets (fresh or frozen): 5 cups
    • filtered water: 2 tablespoons
    • swiss chard-basil pesto (or any herb-cheese pesto): 3/4 cups

    Directions:

    Step 1: Peel and thinly slice red onion.

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    Step 2: Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add onion, and saute for 5 minutes, or until soft and fragrant.

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    Step 3: Add broccoli to the skillet, and mix with sliced onions.

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    Step 4: Add 2 tablespoons of filtered water, cover the pan and reduce to a simmer. Allow broccoli to steam for about 5 minutes.

    Step 5: Remove the lid, add pesto, and mix well. Cook broccoli for an additional 5 minutes with the lid on.

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    Step 6: Serve warm on a bed of whole grains, or pasta.