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Kris's Shaved and Steamed Broccoli


This simple side dish is ready in just a few minutes; serve it with a sprinkle of red pepper flakes over the top.

  • Yield: Serves 4

Source: Mad Hungry, March 2011


  • 3 head broccoli, florets separated and each one shaved into quarters
  • Extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • Salt and pepper


  1. Boil 1/4-inch of water in a 3-quart saucepan. Lift broccoli from cold water into the pan and cover. Steam for 3 minutes. Remove from the pan and put into a serving dish. Drizzle with olive oil. Toss with salt and red pepper flakes to coat.

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