Broccoli with Spicy Chickpea Sauce

Serves 4


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 juice, cumin,
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.