–sweet potato (5” by 3”, fresh)
–broccoli (2 heads, florets only, fresh)
–green onions (fresh, 3 stalks, chopped)
–cayenne pepper (one-half teaspoon)
–chicken bone broth (organic, one-quarter cup)
–salt and pepper
1 – Scrub the sweet potato, and pierce all around with a fork. Microwave for 5 minutes on high; then turn over and microwave for 5 minutes. Let cool about 5 minutes.
2 – Cut off broccoli florets. Chop green onion.
3 – Remove sweet potato pulp from the jacket, getting chunks in bite-sized pieces.
4 – Place broccoli in a covered baking dish. Add chicken bone broth. Place sweet potato chunks all around the broccoli. Place green onions on top. Season with cayenne pepper. Finish with a few drops of olive oil.
5 – Microwave on high for 5 minutes.
6 – Serve the broccoli dish hot, with chicken or seafood.
–recipe adapted from Edward Giobbi’s Eat Right, Eat Well—the Italian Way.