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Sautéed Broccoli with garlic, red chili flakes and olive oil. Seasoned with salt and pepper.

Sautéed Broccoli with Garlic (Simple Ingredients)

Course: Side
Cuisine: American
Keyword: 5 Ingredients or Less, Family Friendly, Healthy
Difficulty: Easy
Number of Ingredients: 4
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 8 minutes
Total Time: 13 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 153kcal
Author: Marilyn
This simple, family-friendly side dish of sautéed broccoli in ready in less than 15 minutes. It takes a head of broccoli, garlic, red pepper flakes, extra-virgin olive oil, salt, and pepper and you have a quick healthy side dish that goes well with chicken, fish, pork and beef.
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  • In a large skillet over medium heat, add the oil and heat until shimmering. Add the garlic and pepper flakes. Cook, stirring, 1 minute or until fragrant. Add broccoli and cook, stirring, 3 minutes or until the broccoli is bright green.
  • Season with salt and pepper. Add the broth and cook, stirring, 5 minutes or until just tender. Serve warm.


Use a deep, 10-inch or larger skillet. You don't want to overcrowd the broccoli.


Calories: 153kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 60mg | Potassium: 515mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 947IU | Vitamin C: 136mg | Calcium: 76mg | Iron: 1mg