Garlic Broccoli Spears

Garlic Broccoli Spears

"Looking for an effortless way to liven up fresh broccoli? In Hattiesburg, Mississippi, Shirley Glaab tosses cooked spears with garlic and lemon juice for simple, savory results."
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10 m servings
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  1. Place the broccoli in a saucepan with a small amount of water; cover and cook until crisp-tender. Meanwhile, combine remaining ingredients. Drain broccoli and place in a serving dish; add lemon mixture and toss to coat. Serve immediately.

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In a word, delicious. The lemon juice makes all the difference in the world, cutting down on the somewhat bitter taste broccoli can sometimes have.

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I made this exactly as written... but I wish I'd taken previous reviewers' advice and halved the lemon juice.

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In a word, delicious. The lemon juice makes all the difference in the world, cutting down on the somewhat bitter taste broccoli can sometimes have.

My neighbors gave me a similar recipe, that their "chef" son gave them, but it was a lot more complicated. I found this recipe years ago in one of my TOH magazines & have been making it ever si...

Quick & simple to take to a dinner! Ahead of time, I slightly under-cooked the broccoli, plunged it into ice water, drained it well and dried it with paper towels. I mixed the dressing to take i...

I made this exactly as written... but I wish I'd taken previous reviewers' advice and halved the lemon juice.

This recipe was so amazingly simple and it was ablsloutely delicious too! I plan on preparing my broccoli this way from now on. The only changes I made were to add just a little less lemon jui...

DELICIOUS! Pressed the garlic and let it sit in the olive oil & fresh lemon juice for a few minutes before adding the rest of the ingredients. I added a handful of fresh cherry tomatoes (halved)...

My husband and I loved this! I used steam in bag broccoli and the lemon really gave it a nice flavor. I addeed a little more garlic than called for - delicious!

I was surprised at how good this was. The lemon is so great with brocolli, I bet it would be good with other veggies. I took the advice of other people and added the lemon a little at a time. ...

I was looking for a quick way to jazz up steamed broccoli and this worked perfectly! I followed the recipe as is and it was gobbled up in no time. Some other reviewers thought the amount of le...

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