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Broccoli in tomato sauce

Broccoli in tomato sauce

This broccoli in tomato sauce is flavored with garlic, onion, salt, pepper, cumin, avocado oil and olive oil, and presented with brown rice.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine French
Keyword broccoli, tomato sauce
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 244kcal


  • 2.5 lbs broccoli
  • 1 yellow onion
  • 1 can diced tomatoes
  • 10 garlic cloves
  • 0.25 cup water
  • 0.25 cup avocado oil
  • 1 tbsp ground cumin
  • Salt and pepper Optional
  • Olive oil Add at the end once served on the plate


  • Cut the broccoli, garlic and onion into small pieces. If you are using the broccoli stems, slice them thinly and placing them first to cook as they take longer than the sprouts.
  • Place the diced tomatoes into a large pan and heat to high.
  • Add the onion, broccoli, avocado oil, water, cumin, garlic, and optional salt and pepper. Cook for 25 minutes while stirring occasionally. 
    Broccoli in tomato sauce cooking process
  • Serve immediately as a main dish or side. Add olive oil to the plate for added flavors.
    Broccoli in tomato sauce


Depending how much moisture you have, you may cover the pan with a lid during part of the cooking process or leave it open. 
Cover broccolis with lid during cooking


Calories: 244kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 99mg | Potassium: 992mg | Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 1785IU | Vitamin C: 257.2mg | Calcium: 167mg | Iron: 3.3mg