This versatile lemon garlic broccoli recipe is quick, easy to prepare, and marvelously wholesome. Serve the steamed broccoli tossed in its special lemon garlic sauce and serve it hot with a special meal or cold as a healthy salad the next day.
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 8 minutes
Total Time: 13 minutes
Yield: 4 to 6 servings
- 1 large bunch broccoli, cut into florets
- 1/4 cup butter
- 1/4 cup olive oil
- 1/4 cup lemon juice
- 3 garlic cloves, finely chopped
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
Using a steamer basket set over boiling water, steam the broccoli just until tender, for about 6 to 8 minutes.
In a small saucepan, heat the butter, olive oil, lemon juice, and garlic until the butter melts. Toss the garlic lemon butter with the broccoli and season it with salt and pepper. Serve the lemon garlic broccoli warm or chilled.
This lemon broccoli with garlic recipe makes 4 to 6 servings.