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Lemon Broccolini

Photo: Iain Bagwell; Styling: Amy Burke
Hands-on time 20 mins
Total time 20 mins
Yield Makes 6 to 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 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

How to Make It

  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.