Baby broccoli is brightened with garlic and lemon. Keep a close eye on vegetables; cooking them just until they are crisp-tender will enhance the flavor and preserve more of their nutrients.

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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a large skillet, heat oil over medium. Add broccoli, garlic, and, if using, red-pepper flakes. Cook until broccoli is bright green, about 2 minutes.

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  • Add 1/4 cup water to skillet; cover, and cook until broccoli is crisp-tender, 6 to 8 minutes. Add lemon juice, and season with salt and pepper. Toss to combine. Serve immediately, garnished with lemon wedges.

Reviews (5)

49 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 5
  • 4 star values: 5
  • 3 star values: 18
  • 2 star values: 17
  • 1 star values: 4
Rating: 3 stars
05/09/2019
I left the garlic out as well as the red pepper flakes. Normally, I like both of these ingredients, but wasn't in the mood today—no big deal.
Rating: 4 stars
03/07/2016
Simple and quick. I actually parboiled the broccoli first so it wasn't too al dente. I put a little butter in with olive oil, heated it and added the garlic and red pepper flakes to sit in the oil for a while before sauteing the broccoli. nice cooking method.
Rating: Unrated
09/06/2008
One bunch of baby broccoli will serve two people, so this should serve four.
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Rating: Unrated
09/02/2008
This sounds so good, but does anyone know how many servings this makes? I'm thinking 2 servings, but even just an estimate would help.
Rating: Unrated
09/02/2008
I tried this with fresh young green beans!! Yum!!!