Garlic Gingered Broccoli

This recipe is a incredibly nutritious, as well as delicious!  Broccoli has vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and fiber; ginger is a powerful antioxidant, as well as having anti-inflammatory properties; and garlic is often referred to as “poor man’s pencillin”.

frischer Broccoli

Prep time: 7 minutes

Cooking time: 12 minutes

Servings: 4



1 bunch broccoli

6 cups water
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 tablespoon olive oil
2 tablespoons gluten free tamari soy sauce
5-inch piece fresh ginger, finely grated
Tarragon or basil for garnish



  1. Wash and cut broccoli into florets.
  2. Peel the stems and cut into 1/2-inch pieces.
  3. Add 6 cups water to a pot and bring to a boil.
  4. Add broccoli and quick boil for about 3 minutes.
  5. Remove from water and rinse quickly with cool water.
  6. Heat skillet with oil, add garlic and sauté for a few seconds before adding broccoli.
  7. Sauté broccoli and garlic, adding tamari soy sauce and ginger.


Recipe: the Institute for Integrative Nutrition