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    Broccoli with Lemon-Garlic Crumbs

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    evelyn/athens's Note:

    A great and simple way to do broccoli that is a little out of the ordinary. Very good with roasts.

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    1. 1
      Cook broccoli in plenty of salted water until crisp-tender, about 4 minutes.
    2. 2
    3. 3
      Transfer to bowl of ice water and cool.
    4. 4
      Drain and pat dry.
    5. 5
      (can be prepared 8 hours ahead) Melt 3 tblsps butter in large skillet over medium heat.
    6. 6
      Add broccol and saute until heated through, about 1 minute.
    7. 7
      Transfer to plate; keep warm.
    8. 8
      Add 4 tblsps butter, peel and add garlic to skillet; cook until butter begins to brown, about 1 minute.
    9. 9
      Add breadcrumbs; stir until golden, about 3 minutes.
    10. 10
    11. 11
      Top broccoli with breadcrumbs.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on August 12, 2014


      This was a great combo of flavors. I loved the addition of the bread crumbs - something I don't usually add. I did add some more garlic. Next time I might sear the broccoli a bit more to get it more roasted and flavorful. Thanks!

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    • on August 05, 2014


      Simple and so pleasing, lovely vegetable dish, Evelyn!! We enjoyed this for International Agents Of Quest, USA Southern Region. A keeper ;)

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    • on October 26, 2003


      Excellent! Bright green broccoli topped with butter browned bread crumbs flavored with lemon zest and garlic. The best broccoli dish I have ever tasted! I cheated and microwaved 16 oz of frozen broccoli flowerets and added 1 tbls butter, salt and fresh ground pepper before adding the topping. Next time I will double the garlic. You could also add a few red pepper flakes to the butter before adding the bread crumbs. So simple yet so delicious. Goes into my book of special tricks!

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    Nutritional Facts for Broccoli with Lemon-Garlic Crumbs

    Serving Size: 1 (196 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 276.5
    Calories from Fat 191
    Total Fat 21.2 g
    Saturated Fat 12.9 g
    Cholesterol 53.4 mg
    Sodium 308.4 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 19.1 g
    Dietary Fiber 4.5 g
    Sugars 3.4 g
    Protein 5.8 g

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