Broccoli With Lemon Butter Sauce

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 15 mins

Adapted from a recipe by MARDI1030 at "A fast and zesty take on frozen broccoli. Can also use fresh broccoli. Great summer dish. Can be served hot or cold."


  1. In a large skillet, combine the butter, water, lemon juice, garlic, cayenne pepper, salt and pepper. Bring to a simmer over medium heat.
  2. Add the broccoli to the pan, stir to coat, and cover with a lid. Cook for 10 to 15 minutes over medium-low heat, stirring once, until broccoli is tender but still bright green. Serve warm, or refrigerate and serve cold.
Most Helpful

I used fresh broccoli and just really enjoyed this different take on broccoli! Thanks! Made for the Cooking with Spirits game in the Photo forum!

Sharon123 April 19, 2009

I liked this dish better cold. If serving hot, I would use about 1/2 the lemon juice. Also, as written, the broccoli comes out tender, but I prefer it tender-crisp and still bright green, rather than the duller, "olive" green.

threeovens February 12, 2009