Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 0 mins

This recipe is so easy and elegant. Red peppers and garlic really kick steamed brocolli up a notch. Serve with any pasta dish instead of a salad.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place the broccoli in a steamer basket.
  2. Steam over boiling water in a large covered saucepan for 3-5 minutes until bright green and crisp-tender.
  3. Transfer to large bowl.
  4. Saute the garlic, red pepper and shallots in a large skillet with the olive oil for 3 minutes.
  5. Remove from heat.
  6. Add the broccoli and mix well.
  7. Add the salt, black pepper, red-pepper flakes and Asiago cheese.
  8. Toss lightly.
Most Helpful

I've added this to the cookbook..sounds too good to pass up.

Mary Austin December 28, 2005

I don't find this particularly Italian but it doesn't really matter since it's delicious. Did I mention it's very attractive?

sugarpea December 28, 2005

This is an easy way to dress up broccoli. I served this as a side to Grilled Oriental Salmon Grilled Oriental Salmon. Wouldn't change a thing. Thank you!

PaulaG August 04, 2005