Broccoli With Garlic and Soy Sauce

READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by evelynathens

Another fantastic Ina Garten (Barefoot Contessa) recipe. We all inhaled this.

Top Review by Reetz1

OMG!!! I made this for a Labor Day picnic and couldn't stop eating it and I haven't taken it to the picnic yet!! This is fantastic and I will make it from now on. Excellent cold, warm, or at room temperature...

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Put the garlic cloves and oil in a small heavy-bottomed saucepan; bring to a boil and cook uncovered over low heat for 10 to 15 minutes, until the garlic is browned and tender; turn off the heat and add the red pepper flakes and 1/2 teaspoon salt; immediately pour into a heat-proof container to stop the cooking; allow to cool to room temperature.
  2. For the salad, blanch the broccoli florets in a large pot of boiling salted water for 2 to 3 minutes, until crisp-tender; drain well and immerse immediately into a large bowl of ice water until the broccoli is cooled (this process stops the cooking and sets the bright green colour); drain well.
  3. In a large bowl, toss the broccoli with 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1/4 cup of the oil used to cook the garlic, the soy sauce, and 8 or more cloves of cooked garlic; taste and adjust seasonings, to taste, and serve cold or at room temperature.

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