Broccoli with Toasted Garlic & Parsley Crumbs

Broccoli with Toasted Garlic & Parsley Crumbs

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  • Preparation Time

    10 mins

  • Cooking Time

    5 mins

  • Recipe Serves



  • 1 head broccoli
  • 1 slice whole wheat bread
  • 1 lemon
  • 1 Tbsp. (15 mL) Becel® Buttery Taste margarine*
  • 1 clove garlic, finely chopped
  • 2 Tbsp. (30 mL) finely chopped fresh parsley leaves


Step 1

Cut broccoli tops into bite-size florets. Slice off and discard tough ends. Peel remaining stems and slice diagonally. Process bread in food processor until bread crumbs form. There should be about 1/2 cup (125 mL.). Finely grate peel from lemon and squeeze out 1 Tbsp. (15 mL.) juice.

Step 2

Bring large pot of water to a boil. Add broccoli and cook just until bright green and tender, about 3 minutes; drain.

Step 3

Meanwhile, melt Becel® Buttery Taste margarine* in large skillet over medium heat and cook garlic, stirring occasionally, 1 minute. Stir in lemon peel and juice. Stir in bread crumbs and cook until no longer soggy, about 3 minutes. Stir in parsley. Arrange broccoli on serving platter, then sprinkle with bread crumbs.

Recipe Tip:

*Becel® Gold in Quebec.

Nutritional Information:

Recipe : Broccoli with Toasted Garlic & Parsley Crumbs
Recipe Serves : 6
Serving Size

Per 2 tsp. (10 g) servingsAmount% Daily Value
Calories from Fat:25  
Total Fat:2.5 g 
Saturated Fat:0 g 
Trans Fat:0 g 
Polyunsaturated Fat:0.9 g 
Monounsaturated Fat:1.1 g 
Cholesterol:0 mg 
Sodium:70 mg 
Total Carbs:9 g 
Dietary Fiber:4 g 
Sugars:1 g 
Protein:4 g 
Vitamin A: 70 %
Vitamin C: 180 %
Calcium: 6 %
Iron: 6 %
Potassium:70 mg 
Omega-3:0.3 g 
Omega-6:0.5 g