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Recipe: Smoky broccoli

February 19, 2019

This is one of those recipes that is not really a recipe, more of a suggestion.  If you like more of something, or less of something, or don't have it on hand ... change it up. 


Smoky Broccoli


Serves 6 as a side


6 cups broccoli florets, roughly 2 medium heads
2 Tbs. extra-virgin olive oil
1 Tbs. fresh lemon juice
1 Tbs. whole-grain mustard

1 tsp smoky paprika
salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
¼ cup chopped smoked almonds


1. Steam the broccoli until bright green but still crisp, 1-2 minutes. Drain well.   Alternately, you could roast it in a 375 oven for 30 minutes.  Or you can microwave them; just watch to make sure they don't overcook.

2. In a large bowl, whisk together the oil, lemon juice, mustard, paprika and salt. Toss with the warm broccoli.

3. Sprinkle with the almonds.


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