Sautéed Broccolini (Serves 6)
1 bunch broccolini, washed, and the ¼” of the ends trimmed
2 tablespoons unsalted butter
1/2 lemon, zested
1 teaspoon minced garlic
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
- Blanch the broccolini in a large pot of boiling salted water for 2 minutes. Drain immediately and immerse in a bowl of ice water.
- Melt the butter in a large sauté pan. Add the lemon zest and garlic and stir. Drain the Broccolini and add it to the garlic mixture and heat for 2 minutes. Add the lemon juice, ½ teaspoon salt, the pepper, and toss well before serving.
From Ina Garten (“Barefoot Contessa,” Food Network)