Garlic Gai Lan

With One Bite, You'll Be Sure to Add These Chinese Leafy Greens to Your Book of Healthy Recipes!

25 min. 4 serv.
57 ratings

Looking for healthy recipes for your next low-fat, low-carb meal? Try our Garlic Gai Lan tonight! Gai Lan, also known as Chinese broccoli, is a nutrient-rich vegetable that bursts with flavor when cooked with garlic. For a full meal, serve this fragrant dish as a side to our low-carb Citrus & Sesame Marinated Pork Skewers!

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1 Pound gai lan, cleaned and trimmed of stalks
1 Tbsp Extra virgin olive oil
4 Garlic clove, minced
1 Tsp Garlic powder
Red pepper flakes, to taste
Salt, to taste


Did you know?

We’ve all been told repeatedly how leafy greens are natures super-vegetable because they’re an excellent source of potassium, fiber, magnesium, as well as vitamins A, C, and K.
Furthermore, due to their lutein contents – a phytochemical – they help in reducing the risk of macular degeneration caused by aging. And if that weren’t enough, they contain very few calories so you can go to town on these delicious greens.

As a leafy green, gai lan contains all of these health benefits including the fact that is has zero fat, zero cholesterol, and it’s low in sodium!

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