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Recipes - Broccoli and Squash, Steamed


1 pound broccoli, cut into spears
1 medium yellow summer squash, halved lengthwise and cut into 1/4-inch slices
2 tablespoons olive or vegetable oil
1 garlic clove, minced
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano


  1. Combine the broccoli and squash in a steamer basket and place in a saucepan over 1 inch of water.
  2. Bring to a boil and reduce heat.
  3. Cover and steam for 5-8 minutes or until crisp-tender.
  4. Combine remaining ingredients.
  5. Remove vegetables from steamer; drizzle with oil mixture and toss to coat.

Makes 4 servings

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 serving(s) (14g9)

Amount Per Serving

Calories 106

Calories from Fat 66

% Daily Value

Total Fat 7.3g


Saturated Fat 0.6g


Trans Fat 0.0g


Cholesterol 0.0mg


Sodium 38.1mg


Total Carbohydrate 9.0g


Dietary Fiber 3.6g


Sugars 1.9g


Protein 3.5g

Vitamin A 15%

Calcium 6%

Vitamin C 173%

Iron 6%

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Cooperative Extension: Food & Health
5741 Libby Hall
Orono, Maine 04469-5741
Phone: 207.581.3188, 800.287.0274 (in Maine) or 800.287.8957 (TDD)E-mail:
The University of Maine
Orono, Maine 04469
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