Sauteed Broccolini, Zucchini, & Cranberries

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Guaranteed to be a hit at your next dinner party.

This Sauteed Broccolini, Zucchini, & Cranberries recipe is one of our favorite sides. It’s guaranteed to be a hit at your next dinner party, even among the most radical veggie-opponents. You’ll adore broccolini’s chewy, tender texture. This form of baby broccoli bursts with vitamins and minerals. It’s also a great source of fiber and antioxidants.

Sautéed onions add bright flavor to complement crispy zucchini. Ruby-red dried cranberries complete the dish, adding a hint of lovely sweetness that’s simply mouthwatering. This recipe serves as a colorful, flavorful complement to a variety of main dishes. It will restore life and excitement to eating your veggies!

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Sauteed Broccolini, Zucchini, & Cranberries

Bright and delicious, this side dish is perfect for a weeknight dinner or a weekend gathering.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Yield 6 people
Serving Size 0.75 cup
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Universal
Author SkinnyMs.

Ingredients

  • 3 cups broccolini cleaned, tough bottoms (lower 1/3 of the stem) discarded
  • 1 zucchini sliced into rounds and then sliced in half (should be half slices)
  • 3/4 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/2 cup onions chopped
  • 1 garlic clove minced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

Instructions

  • Bring a pot of salted water to a boil. Add broccolini to the pot and cook for about 2 to 3 minutes to blanch. Broccolini should be bright green, crisp, and tender.
  • In a sauté pan over medium heat, add olive oil, chopped onions, and zucchini. Cook for about 5 to 8 minutes, until onions have softened and are translucent and zucchini have cooked through. Add broccolini, dried cranberries, and garlic. Cook for an additional 30 seconds to a minute. Enjoy!

Nutrition Information

Serving: 0.75cup | Calories: 106kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 16mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 11g |
SmartPoints (Freestyle): 5
Keywords Budget-Friendly, Gluten-Free, Paleo, Quick and Easy

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2 Comments

  1. I made this tonight with some walnut-crusted tofu for a protein and it was great. I love having a nice pile of vegetables on my plate.

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