Spicy Peppers & Broccoli Side Dish Recipe

Some folk love the taste of spicy pepper in their foods so much they are now adding spice to their side dishes.  Perking up a boring old head of broccoli or spinach is pretty simple to do and it really adds a spark to your meal. Why eat boring foods if you don’t have to? It just takes a minute to create a recipe with some punch to it!

This is a beautiful side dish or even a main meal packed full of flavor and color!  By adding a few shots of your favorite hot sauce, you have brought it from bland and boring to delicious! Check out this recipe for some spicy red peppers and broccoli that you can enjoy with your next meal.

Spicy Peppers & Broccoli Side Dish Recipe

6 cups broccoli, chopped
2 tablespoons butter or margarine
1/3 cup red pepper, finely diced
handful fresh parsley, chopped
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon ground black pepper
4-5 drops hot sauce (your favorite brand)

Steam the broccoli to soft and tender. Drain and set aside. In a large saucepan melt the butter and toss in the chopped red pepper, chopped parsley, salt, ground black pepper and 4 to 5 drops of hot sauce. (hot sauce depends on how spicy you like your food). Saute the sauce over medium heat for 4-5 minutes or until red pepper is fork tender. Remove from heat.

Place steamed broccoli into a large serving bowl and pour the cooked sauce over top. Toss together using tongs and serve immediately.

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