Broccolini is also called baby broccoli or broccoletti. This recipe makes four servings in just 15 minutes. Don’t ignore these tender, delicious, and tasty stems!
1 Tbs. extra-virgin olive oil
3 Garlic cloves, minced
1 lb. broccolini, chopped
1 Tbs. lemon juice
1 Tbs. mayonnaise
3 Tbs. parmesan cheese
Freshly ground black pepper
- Heat a large sauté pan over medium heat Add the oil and sauté the garlic until golden, stirring constantly for about 1 minute.
- Add the broccolini to the pan with ¼ cup of water. Turn the heat to high and allow the water to steam the broccolini until tender, about 2 minutes. Add up to another ¼ cup of water if the pan is dry before the broccolini is tender.
- In a small bowl, whisk together the lemon juice, mayonnaise, parmesan, and black pepper. Drizzle over the broccolini and enjoy!
Makes 4 servings. Per serving (1 cup) 110 calories / 110 mg sodium / 8 g total fat/ 1.5 g saturated fat / 7 g carbs / 5 g protein / 3 g fiber
*You can substitute other dark leafy green vegetables such as kale, spinach, swiss chard. Add a small baked chicken breast or fish filet to make this a complete meal.