Buttery Lemon Broccolini

Photo: Ellen Silverman; Styling: Toni Brogan

Yield:

4 servings (serving size: 3 ounces Broccolini and about 1 teaspoon butter mixture)

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Recipe Time

Total: 26 Minutes

Nutritional 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

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

Preparation

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.

Note:

November 2009