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Simple Steamed Broccoli

Lemon juice gives a lift to this steamed veggie side.

  • servings: 6


  • 2 (10-ounce) packages frozen broccoli
  • 3 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice (from 1 lemon)
  • 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon coarse salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper


  1. Step 1

    Place broccoli in a steamer basket set inside a pot of boiling water. Steam, covered, until crisp-tender, 3-5 minutes.

  2. Step 2

    Transfer broccoli to a serving bowl and toss with remaining ingredients.