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Garlicky Lemon-Parmesan Broccoli - A quick, healthy, delicious, and EASY side dish with steamed broccoli tossed in olive oil with garlic, lemon juice and fresh parmesan!

Garlicky Lemon Parmesan Broccoli Recipe

Katerina | Diethood
A quick, healthy, delicious, and EASY side dish with steamed broccoli tossed in olive oil with garlic, lemon juice and fresh parmesan!
Servings : 6 servings
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 15 mins

Ingredients
  

  • 3/4- cups salted water
  • 6 cups fresh broccoli florets
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves , minced
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • salt and fresh ground pepper , to taste
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 1/4- cup shaved parmesan cheese

Instructions
 

  • Add water in a pot and bring to a boil.
  • Add broccoli to boiling water and cover.
  • Cook for 6 minutes, or until fork-tender.
  • Remove from heat; drain and rinse with cold water.
  • Pat dry the broccoli and add to a bowl; set aside.
  • Heat olive oil in a nonstick skillet.
  • Stir in garlic and continue to cook and stir for 30 seconds to 1 minute, or until fragrant. DO NOT BURN THE GARLIC.
  • Remove from heat and the oil mixture to the broccoli.
  • Add lemon juice and season with salt and pepper; stir to combine.
  • Garnish with lemon zest and parmesan shavings.
  • Serve.

Nutrition

Serving: 1 g | Calories: 90 kcal | Protein: 2.8 g | Fat: 5.7 g | Saturated Fat: 1.4 g | Cholesterol: 3.2 mg | Sodium: 100 mg | Fiber: 2 g | Sugar: 2.1 g | Net Carbs: -2 g

Nutritional info is an estimate and provided as courtesy. Values may vary according to the ingredients and tools used. Please use your preferred nutritional calculator for more detailed info.

Course: Sides
Cuisine: American
Keyword: easy side dish, healthy side dishes, veggie side dishes