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How To Cook Broccolini- 3 Ways

How to cook broccolini- three simple recipes to get a healthy side dish on your table quickly! Roasted broccolini with balsamic vinegar and parmesan, grilled broccolini with chili and lime, and sauteed broccolini with brown butter and almonds.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Servings: 3
Calories: 134kcal

Ingredients

Sauteed Broccolini with Brown Butter &Almonds

  • 6 oz broccolini
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • salt & pepper
  • cup butter (28 g)
  • cup almonds sliced

Grilled Broccolini with Chili & Lime

  • 6 oz broccolini
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • ½ teaspoon chili powder
  • ¼ teaspoon cumin
  • salt & pepper
  • 1 lime sliced

Roasted Broccolini with Balsamic Vinegar & Parmesan

  • 6 oz broccolini
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • salt & pepper
  • 2 tablespoons parmesan cheese freshly grated

Instructions

Sauteed Broccolini with Brown Butter &Almonds

  • Heat olive oil in a pan over medium heat. Add the broccolini and season with salt and pepper. 
  • Cook, stirring occasionally, for five minutes. 
  • Cover and let it steam for 5 minutes, or until the broccolini is bright green and tender.
  • While broccolini is cooking, melt butter in a small saucepan. Simmer, swirling the pan occasionally, for 5 or so minutes, until you can see small brown flecks and smell a nutty, toasted smell. 
  • Remove from heat immediately and pour over the broccolini.
  • Sprinkle with sliced almonds and serve immediately.

Grilled Broccolini with Chili & Lime

  • Heat grill over medium/high heat.
  • Toss broccolini with olive oil, sprinkle with cumin, chili powder, and season with salt & pepper. Toss to coat.
  • Arrange on a vegetable grilling plate and place lime slices on the broccolini.
  • Grill for 5-8 minutes, flipping halfway. Serve with lime wedges.

Roasted Broccolini with Balsamic Vinegar & Parmesan

  • Heat oven to 425°F. 
  • Toss broccolini with olive oil, balsamic vinegar and garlic. Season with salt & pepper.
  • Arrange broccolini on a sheet pan. Pour any extra sauce and garlic over the florets.
  • Bake for 8-12 minutes, until broccolini is cooked to your liking.
  • Sprinkle with fresh parmesan cheese and serve.

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Nutrition

Serving: 1/3 portion of the brown butter broccolini | Calories: 134kcal | Carbohydrates: 0g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 20mg | Sodium: 67mg | Potassium: 31mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 0g | Vitamin A: 235IU | Calcium: 12mg | Iron: 0.2mg