Home > Food > Recipes > Grilled Broccoli with Lemon Butter

Sign up for free newsletters packed with parenting advice, family activities, recipes, and more.

Register here or current subscribers, enter email address below:

Grilled Broccoli with Lemon Butter

|
Categories: Entertaining, On the Grill, Vegetarian
Type: Side Dishes

You can't go wrong with broccoli mixed with butter and lemon juice.

Serves: Serves 4 as a side dish

Ingredients:

  • 1 large bunch broccoli, sliced lengthwise into quarters
  • Kosher salt and freshly cracked black pepper
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • Juice of 1/2 lemon (about 2 tablespoons)

Save Recipe

Add to shopping list

Please sign in to save recipes or create shopping lists.

Sign In

Not registered? Join now!

Directions:

  1. Build a fire in your grill. When the coals are all ignited, the flames have died down, and the temperature is medium (see Gauging the temperature), you're ready to cook.
  2. While you wait for the fire to reach cooking temperature, on the stove top, bring a pan of salted water to a boil. Blanch the broccoli quarters for 1 minute, then drain well.
  3. Put the blanched broccoli in a large bowl, sprinkle it generously with salt and pepper, drizzle it with the oil, and toss to coat. Put the broccoli on the grill directly over the coals and cook until tender (2-3 minutes per side), then return to the same large bowl.
  4. Add the butter, lemon juice, and more salt and pepper to taste to the hot broccoli, tossing gently to coat. Transfer to a serving dish and serve immediately.

excerpted from:

Excerpted from Grill It!.
Copyright © 2008 Dorling Kindersley Limited.
Buy this book now!

Sign-Up Now!

Sign up to save recipes or create shopping lists online.

Already registered? Login here

register now

Advertisement


Cooking Tips

 

More Videos: