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Broccoli With Garlic and Lemon Bread Crumbs Recipe

Broccoli With Garlic and Lemon Bread Crumbs Recipe

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 6 minutes
Total Time 11 minutes
Course Salads, Vegetarian
Cuisine International
Servings 8
Calories 276.6 kcal


  • 500 g / 1 lb broccoli (or 2 large heads), separated into florets
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • #For The Topping#
  • 1 cup bread crumbs
  • 2 cloves garlic, grated
  • Grated rind of one lemon
  • 2-3 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
  • Sea salt
  • Freshly ground pepper


  • #This winner broccoli recipe is packed with great taste. Serve it with any kind of meat. Perk up the taste of the dish with chopped up fresh chillies or dried chilli flakes.# Boll unsalted water in a pot and drop in the broccoli florets and cook until CRISP tender, no longer than 5 minutes.
  • Drain and plunge in cold water to stop cooking. Drain well and set aside. Heat only half of butter and oil until hot.
  • Add broccoli and lower heat. Toss gently to coat florets With the oil and butter. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  • Place broccoli in an ovenproof dish. For the topping which is packed with flavor, return pan to heat and add remaining butter and oil.
  • Immediately add bread crumbs and cook tossing and stirring until golden in color. Mix in grated garlic and toss. Add lemon rind and juice. Taste and season with salt and pepper.
  • Remove from heat and sprinkle the flavored bread crumbs evenly over broccoli. Top with grated Parmesan cheese.
  • Drizzle with additional olive oil. Bake under the broiler until cheese turns golden brown. Serve straight out of the oven.
Keyword Bread crumbs, Salad recipes, Vegetarian