Steamed Broccoli Italian Style

READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by Gina Farina

My Italian mother made broccoli at least 2 times a week, every week -- and now I do the same for my DH and 3 sons: they devour mountains of this broccoli. It's so good for you!

Top Review by Maito

How my mom always made broccoli too. It is quick and simple and tasty. We used Meyer lemons from our tree and that's the best part!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Rinse the broccoli and trim off the very bottom of the thick stem. You can either steam the entire head whole or cut it up into florets.
  2. Steam the broccoli (but don't over cook it).
  3. Lay out on a platter.
  4. Drizzle with lots of fresh lemon juice.
  5. Drizzle with extra virgin olive oil to taste.
  6. (Optional) add fresh minced garlic to taste.
  7. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  8. This can be served either hot or room temperature.

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