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Buttery Lemon Broccolini

Photo: Ellen Silverman; Styling: Toni Brogan
Total time 26 mins
Yield 4 servings (serving size: 3 ounces Broccolini and about 1 teaspoon butter mixture)

Ingredients

  • 4 quarts water
  • 1 1/8 teaspoons salt, divided
  • 2 (6-ounce) packages Broccolini
  • 1 tablespoon butter, softened
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated lemon rind
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper

Nutrition Information

  • calories 61
  • fat 2.8 g
  • satfat 1.8 g
  • monofat 0.7 g
  • polyfat 0.1 g
  • protein 3.1 g
  • carbohydrate 6.3 g
  • fiber 1.1 g
  • cholesterol 8 mg
  • iron 0.7 mg
  • sodium 176 mg
  • calcium 62 mg

How to Make It

  1. Bring 4 quarts water to a boil in a large saucepan; add 1 teaspoon salt. Cook Broccolini in batches for 5 minutes; remove with a slotted spoon. Drain. Discard water.

  2. Combine butter, rind, and juice, stirring with a fork until well blended. Return Broccolini to pan over medium-high heat; stir in butter mixture, remaining 1/8 teaspoon salt, and pepper, tossing gently to coat.