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Lemon Broccoli

Add a hint of citrus to your vegetables with an attractive side dish. Ideal with most any entree, this time-saving specialty dresses up broccoli, pimientos and onions with a dash of lemon. —Tonya Farmer, Iowa City, Iowa
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
  • Makes
    8 servings


  • 3 pounds fresh broccoli, cut into florets
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 2 tablespoons diced onion
  • 2 tablespoons diced pimientos
  • 3 to 4 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons grated lemon zest
  • 1/2 teaspoon seasoned salt
  • Dash pepper


  • Add 1 in. of water to a large saucepan; add broccoli. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 5-8 minutes or until crisp-tender. Meanwhile, melt butter; stir in remaining ingredients. Drain broccoli; add butter mixture and toss to coat.

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  • ColGee
    Feb 11, 2021

    No comment left

  • dschultz01
    Nov 20, 2017

    Great flavor and easy to make.

  • Delenn's Grandma
    Jun 9, 2012

    This was really good! I've also added cauliflower with the broccoli with excellent results.

  • kgraves_gd
    May 14, 2010

    Very flavorful!