Broccoli Cauliflower With Garlic & Lemon (Italy)

Total Time
10 mins
15 mins

This recipe, just slightly tweaked, was found in the 2005 cookbook, The Best Recipes in the World.

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  1. In a steamer cook the broccoli & cauliflower for 8 minutes or until just tender, then drain & run under cold water to stop the cooking. Drain again & set aside.
  2. Put 2 tablespoons of the olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat, then add the garlic & cook for 3 minutes, or until it is golden, stirring occasionally.
  3. Add drained vegetables & turn heat to high, cooking & stirring only when necessary, until vegetables begin to brown.
  4. Add lemon zest & cook another minute.
  5. Add remaining tablespoon of olive oil & the lemon juice, then taste & adjust seasoning. Serve hot or at room temperature.