Poached Broccoli Medley


Poached Broccoli MedleyIngredients

  • 2 tsp. Smart Balance or olive oil
  • ½ cup sliced button mushrooms
  • ¼ cup red onion, diced
  • ¼ cup green bell pepper, diced
  • 1 quart vegetable stock (low sodium)
  • 2 Tbsp. Spice Delight all purpose essence
  • 1 tsp. dried thyme leaves
  • 2 cups chopped fresh broccoli


  1. In a large stockpot, melt butter substitute.
  2. Add mushrooms, onion and bell pepper.
  3. Sauté over medium heat 4 minutes or until veggies are tender.  Remove from pan and set aside.
  4. Add chicken stock, Spice Delight All-Purpose Essence and thyme to pan; bring to a simmer.
  5. Add broccoli; simmer 5 minutes or until broccoli is tender.  Spoon broccoli from pan into a serving bowl.  Garnish with reserved mushrooms, onion and bell pepper.

Tip:  Poaching adds flavor with little fat.  Be sure not to overcook your vegetables so they retain their color and nutrients.

This recipe can be part of a well balanced food plan. Any alterations made during preparation are at the discretion of the chef and are not included in the nutritional analysis provided, nor supported by the BestHealth team.