Lemon Broccoli with Garlic

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 20 min.


6 servings

Updated: Sep. 25, 2022
“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


  • 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.

Nutrition Facts

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

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