Beans with Lemon and Broccoli

Beans With Lemon And Broccoli Recipe

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Tina Swain


This is a good foil to a roast chicken, pork or fish. It is bright and a welcomed change from rice, past or potatoes.


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10 Min
15 Min
Stove Top


  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1
    small lemon, thinly sliced and seeds removed
  • 2
    anchovy(packed in oil) fillets
  • 4-6
    garlic cloves thinly sliced
  • 1-2 c
    broccoli florets
  • 2 can(s)
    15-16 ounce cans of white beans, great northern, butter, white kidney
  • ·
    freshly shredded or grated parmesan cheese
  • ·
    parsley and red pepper flakes for garnish
  • ·
    salt and pepper

How to Make Beans with Lemon and Broccoli


  1. Over medium heat, heat a heavy pot. Add lemons, garlic and anchovies. Cook until fillets dissolve and lemon is soft and browned in spots.
  2. Add broccoli and cook tossing occasionally until green and tender crisp.
  3. Add beans and 1/3 cup water. Cook until water is half reduced. Mix in a sprinkling of parsley and a dusting of red pepper.
    Turn out onto a platter or large bowl and sprinkle with the parmesan cheese.

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About Beans with Lemon and Broccoli

Course/Dish: Other Side Dishes
Main Ingredient: Beans/Legumes
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy

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