Broccoli with Spicy Chickpea Sauce
1/2 c Cooked chick peas
1/4 c Plain nonfat yogurt
2 Garlic cloves, peeled and
-blanched in boiling water
-for 2 minutes
2 T Water
1 t Olive oil
1 t Lemon juice
1/4 t Ground cumin
1/4 t Ground red pepper (cayenne)
1/8 t Salt, or to taste
1 bn Broccoli
1. In a food processor
or blender, whirl the chick peas, yogurt, garlic, water, oil, lemon
red pepper, and salt for 1 minute or until smooth. Set aside.
2. Cut the florets off the broccoli and
peel and slice the stems 1/2" thick. Arrange the broccoli in a
steamer or colander and set over boiling water in a large saucepan. Cover and steam for 6-7 minutes
or until crisp-tender. Transfer to a warm serving dish. Spoon the sauce over the broccoli and
toss to coat. Serve with roast lamb or chicken.
Preparation time: 10 minutes. Cooking time: 6 minutes.