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Lemon Broccoli Recipe

Lemon Broccoli Recipe

Add a hint of citrus to your vegetables with an attractive side dish. Ideal with most any entree, this time-saving specialty dresses up broccoli, pimientos and onions with a dash of lemon. —Tonya Farmer, Iowa City, Iowa
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:8 servings


  • 3 pounds fresh broccoli, cut into florets
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 2 tablespoons diced onion
  • 2 tablespoons diced pimientos
  • 3 to 4 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons grated lemon peel
  • 1/2 teaspoon seasoned salt
  • Dash pepper


  • 1. Add 1 in. of water to a large saucepan; add broccoli. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 5-8 minutes or until crisp-tender. Meanwhile, melt butter; stir in remaining ingredients. Drain broccoli; add butter mixture and toss to coat. Yield: 8 servings.

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Delenn's Grandma User ID: 5634152 56000
Reviewed Jun. 9, 2012

"This was really good! I've also added cauliflower with the broccoli with excellent results."

kgraves_gd User ID: 3728609 36667
Reviewed May. 14, 2010

"Very flavorful!"

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