Lemon Broccolini

Lemon BroccoliniRecipe
Photo: Iain Bagwell; Styling: Amy Burke


Makes 6 to 8 servings
Total time: 20 Minutes

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Hands-on: 20 Minutes
Total: 20 Minutes


1 cup (1/2-inch) French bread baguette cubes
2 tablespoons butter
1 garlic clove, pressed
2 tablespoons chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
2 teaspoons lemon zest
1 1/2 pounds fresh Broccolini
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1 tablespoon olive oil


1. Process bread in a food processor 30 seconds to 1 minute or until coarsely crumbled.

2. Melt butter with garlic in a large skillet over medium heat; add breadcrumbs, and cook, stirring constantly, 2 to 3 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from heat, and stir in parsley and lemon zest.

3. Cook Broccolini in boiling salted water to cover 3 to 4 minutes or until crisp-tender; drain well. Toss Broccolini with lemon juice, olive oil, and salt and freshly ground pepper to taste. Transfer to a serving platter, and sprinkle with breadcrumb mixture.