Garlic-Lemon Steamed Broccoli

Preparation info
  • Serves


    as a side
    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      10 min

Appears in
Pescan: A Feel Good Cookbook

By Abbie Cornish and Jacqueline King Schiller

Published 2019

  • About

You’ll be hard-pressed to find another broccoli recipe that gives you this much flavor in such a short amount of time. Use it as a scrumtious side dish or nutritious addition to salads, wraps, and bowls.


  • 1 head of broccoli (about 1 pound/455 g)
  • 2


Place a steamer basket in a pot filled with 1 inch (2.5 cm) water. Bring the water to a boil over medium heat.

Cut off the bottom third of the broccoli stem and discard. Cut the crown of the broccoli into 2-inch (5-cm) florets. Peel the remaining stem using a paring knife, then cut the stem into ½-inch- (12-mm-) thick coins.

When the water is boiling, add the broccoli to the ste