Broccoli with garlic & lemon

Broccoli with garlic & lemon

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Prep: 10 mins Cook: 5 mins


Serves 8

Jazz up your greens with fresh citrus and punchy garlic for a healthy veggie accompaniment

Nutrition and extra info

  • Vegetarian

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal89
  • fat6g
  • saturates1g
  • carbs3g
  • sugars2g
  • fibre4g
  • protein7g
  • salt0g
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  • 2 heads broccoli, cut into florets



    Like cabbage and cauliflower, broccoli is a brassica and is sometimes known by its Italian name…

  • 3 tbsp olive oil
    olive oil

    Olive oil

    ol-iv oyl

    Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…

  • 5 garlic cloves, thinly sliced
  • zest 1 lemon



    Oval in shape with a pronouced bulge on one end, lemons are one of the most versatile…


  1. Bring a large pan of water to the boil. Add the broccoli and cook for 4 mins or until just tender. Meanwhile, heat the oil in a large frying pan, add the garlic, cook until lightly golden, then add the lemon zest and cook for 1 min more. When the broccoli is cooked, drain well, toss with the garlicky oil, season and serve.

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17th Jun, 2020
I would not cook the lemon zest at all next time. Just sprinkle it on to the broccoli after it's been added to the garlic.
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