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Lemon Broccoli with Garlic Recipe

Lemon Broccoli with Garlic Recipe

“This easy recipe is a great way to use up leftover broccoli. That’s what Mom did, and I tend to do the same thing.” —Elsie Laurenzo Palmer, Saratoga Springs, NY
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:6 servings


  • 1 large bunch broccoli, cut into florets
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper


  • 1. Place broccoli in a steamer basket; place in a large saucepan over 1 in. of water. Bring to a boil; cover and steam for 6-8 minutes or until crisp-tender.
  • 2. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine the remaining ingredients. Immediately place broccoli in ice water. Drain and pat dry. Place in a large bowl. Pour oil mixture over broccoli; toss to coat. Refrigerate until serving. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

2/3 cup equals 207 calories, 19 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 140 mg sodium, 9 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 5 g protein.