The Literate Chef

Broccoli Sautéed with Garlic and Olive Oil

In Recipes, Vegetables on August 16, 2011 at 11:00 AM


2 heads of broccoli, stems removed and discarded, cut into separate florets
1/3 cup of extra virgin olive oil
6 cloves of garlic, sliced


1.    Blanch the broccoli florets in boiling water for 1 minute. Remove and plunge into an ice bath to preserve their bright green color.
2.    Heat the olive oil on high, in a non-stick sauté pan and add the garlic.
3.    When the garlic begins to turn translucent. Add the broccoli florets and sauté for 5 to 6 minutes, turning continuously to prevent burning.

Please see: A Nutritionally Balanced and Delicious Mediterranean Meal

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