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broccoli with shallots and lemon

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Tuesday Cooks
The Villages, FL

Tjis recipe was personally prepared by Ed Daly, a Curious Cuisiner member, for the October 2014 regular meeting. Ed says: This simple, flavorful broccoli recipe is one you'll want to serve over and over again -- Keep ingredients on hand for last-minute meals. Weight Watchers recipe: 2 points plus per serving

(1 rating)
yield 4 serving(s)
prep time 10 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For broccoli with shallots and lemon

  • 5 c
    fresh broccoli, cut into large florets, stems cut into large chunks
  • 1 Tbsp
    light butter
  • 1/2 c
    fresh challots, chopped
  • 1 Tbsp
    fresh lemon zest
  • 1 Tbsp
    fresh thyme, chopped
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
    pepper, fresh ground

How To Make broccoli with shallots and lemon

  • 1
    Bring 1" of water to a boil in a large, deep skillet. Add broccoli, cover, and cook until crisp-tender (about 3 minutes). Drain.
  • 2
    Melt butter in same skillet. Add shallots; cover and cook, stirring often, until golden and tender (about 5 minutes).
  • 3
    Add broccoli, lemon zest, thyme, salt and pepper. Toss over low heat until broccoli is coated and hot, about 2-3 minutes. Transfer to serving bowl.
  • 4
    NOTE: If you don't have fresh thyme on hand, don't substitute dried ... go without, or use fresh parsley instead.