Broccolini with Shallots
Shallots and garlic are a nice complement to the peppery bite of the Broccolini.
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 15 min.
- 1/2 pound Broccolini or broccoli spears
- 1 shallot, sliced
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 2 garlic cloves, minced
- 1 to 2 teaspoons lemon juice or white balsamic vinegar
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon pepper
- Place Broccolini in a large skillet; cover with water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 5-7 minutes or until tender. Drain well. Remove and keep warm.
- In the same skillet, saute shallot in oil until tender. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer. Add the Broccolini, lemon juice, salt and pepper. Saute for 1-2 minutes or until heated through.
Nutrition Facts1 serving: 84 calories, 5g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 221mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1 fat.
Originally published as Broccolini and Shallots in The Taste of Home Cookbook 2nd Edition