Lemon Butter Broccoli
Time Required: 8 (8 min. total)

Quick, easy, nutritious and delicious…that is what you will get for preparing broccoli with just a little bit of butter, some heart-healthy olive oil and lemon.


1 lb(s) broccoli florets
1 tbsp butter -- softened
1 tbsp olive oil
1 tbsp lemon juice
2 tsp lemon zest
1/2 tsp pepper


1.  Cut broccoli florets into small florets.  Peel and chop any stem pieces that are left.

2.  Put 1/2” water in bottom of large sauce pan or skillet and cover.  Place a steamer in pan if you have one. Heat to a low boil and add broccoli.  Cover with lid and steam broccoli jut until it is beginning to soften, approx. 3-5 min.  Remove broccoli from the pan as it will continue to cook if you don’t.

3.  Place softened butter, olive oil, lemon juice and zest and pepper in a small bowl.  Mix with a fork and then pour over broccoli.  Toss to coat.


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