Steamed Broccoli With Lemon And Garlic

Steamed broccoli with lemon and garlic is a versatile side dish.

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This GRIT archives side dish recipe is light and healthy but completely delicious. It can be served with meat, pasta, fish or just eaten as a light meal alone. 

Steamed Broccoli With Lemon And Garlic

1/4 cup Lemon juice from concentrate
1/2 cup White cooking wine
1/4 cup Extra virgin olive oil
1/4 cup Finely chopped scallions
2 cloves Garlic, minced
1 teaspoon Thyme
2 tablespoons Fresh, chopped parsley
1/4 teaspoon Black pepper
8 cups Broccoli florets with 2-inch stems

In a small saucepan, combine lemon juice, wine, olive oil, scallions, garlic, thyme, parsley and pepper. Simmer 10 minutes.

In a large pot, blanch broccoli until just tender; drain. Return to pot; add lemon-garlic dressing. Simmer 2 minutes to coat broccoli well.

Note: This can be served warm, at room temperature, or cold. Makes 8 servings.