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Lemony Broccolini

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 20 min
  • Active: 20 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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2 bunches broccolini

2 tablespoons salted butter

2 cloves garlic, minced 

Salt and freshly ground black pepper 

Grated zest and juice of 2 lemons 


  1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Prepare an ice water bath. Blanch the broccolini in the boiling water for 1 1/2 to 2 minutes. Immediately plunge into the ice water, then drain on paper towels.
  2. In a large skillet, melt the butter over medium-high heat. Add the garlic and cook for a minute, then throw in the broccolini. Toss to coat in the butter and garlic, then sprinkle with salt and pepper. Add the lemon zest and juice and continue cooking for a couple more minutes.
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