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Lemon Burst Broccoli Recipe

This lemon dressing is great on any vegetable, especially broccoli.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling YIELD:24 servings


  • 3/4 cup lemon juice
  • 3/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 3 tablespoons finely chopped onion
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 6 pounds fresh broccoli, cut into florets


  • 1. In a jar with a tight-fitting lid, combine the lemon juice, oil, sugar, onion, garlic, salt and paprika; shake well. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour.
  • 2. Place broccoli in a steamer basket over 1 in. on boiling water in a large kettle or Dutch oven. Cover and steam for 8-10 minutes or until crisp-tender. Transfer broccoli to a serving dish. Shake lemon dressing and pour over broccoli; toss to coat. Yield: 24 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (3/4 cup) equals 101 calories, 7 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 178 mg sodium, 8 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 3 g protein.