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Steamed Broccoli With Olive Oil, Garlic and Lemon

October 9, 2012
by Shannon Hepburn


Steamed Broccoli With OliveOil, Garlic and Lemon
  • 1 small bunch broccoli (3/4 pound)
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1½ tablespoons olive oil
  • 1½ teaspoons fresh lemon juice
Cooking Instructions
  1. Discard tough lower third of broccoli stem. Peel remaining stem and cut crosswise into ½-inch-thick slices. Cut broccoli into 2-inch florets. In a steamer, set the broccoli over boiling water, covered, until crisp-tender, 4 to 5 minutes.
  2. While broccoli is steaming, finely chop garlic and in a small skillet combine with oil, lemon juice, and salt and pepper to taste. Heat garlic mixture over moderate heat until garlic is fragrant. In a bowl toss broccoli with garlic mixture.
  3. Serves 2, can be doubled