Broccoli with Lemon

Broccoli With Lemon Recipe

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Heidi Hoerman


Seems like grocery store broccoli is going the way of the tomato - it's tougher with less flavor so it ships well.

Dressing broccoli with lemon makes it tasty again.


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5 Min
5 Min


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  • 2 c
    fresh broccoli flowerets
  • ·
    zest of 1/2 a lemon
  • 2 tsp
    freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 Tbsp
    butter or margarine
  • ·
    salt and pepper to taste

How to Make Broccoli with Lemon


  1. Wash the broccoli flowerets, leaving them wet.
  2. Place the broccoli in a microwave-safe bowl, cover, and cook on high for 3 minutes (more if you have a low powered microwave)
  3. Add the other ingredients to the broccoli and toss until the butter is melted.
  4. Serve with a slotted spoon to leave the water behind.

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About Broccoli with Lemon

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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