Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Leigh Ann Ross
4 servings (serving size: 1 cup)

The bold, straightforward flavors of garlic and crushed red pepper make this classic Mediterranean broccoli dish appealing to Aaron.

How to Make It

Heat olive oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add broccoli, kosher salt, crushed red pepper, and sliced garlic. Sauté 2 minutes. Add 1/4 cup water. Cover, reduce heat to low, and cook for 2 minutes or until broccoli is crisp-tender.

Chef's Notes

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Ratings & Reviews


July 03, 2015
This is how I do a simple dish so happy to see it!

Dreamon's Review

March 31, 2014
needed a few tweaks. I used 2 TB not 2 tsp of oil so it didn't burn...not enough oil to coat that much broccoli. I used 1/8 tsp each of red and black pepper. Red pepper flakes easily overpower the veggie....a little goes a long way.

Wickerpuds's Review

January 19, 2014

JessieGeorges's Review

November 18, 2013
Delicious, flavorful and super easy. I minced the garlic instead and it worked out great.

GlenGerson's Review

September 29, 2013
This is one of my fav. Veggie...Thanks so much for the feature! It totally made my day...I saved these on my favorites, and I can't wait to try them!

Renee5732's Review

August 10, 2013
Very tasty, and also very spicy! I sauteed the broccoli until done. Lots of flavor, will make again.

DorisLQ's Review

March 04, 2013
I make this often tho cook longer as we don't like crisp broccoli.

charoulli's Review

August 11, 2012
This tasted great, but the water in the end was too much. I am making again with less water. Tasty, quick and easy!

ewarnock's Review

July 15, 2011
I enjoyed it immensely! You get the flavor of broccoli with a little kick. Next time I will be using less water for the last step, it didn't need that much for steaming, it took away a bit of the flavoring.

dabears4's Review

April 18, 2011