January 12, 2010
0 Ratings
  • Serves 2
Author Notes

This is my favorite way to cook broccolini. It is so simple in ingredients and method of cooking...simple...simple. Keeping the recipe simple is a good way of insuring that I will eat a lot of vegetables every day, plus this recipe is delicious and is a great pairing with many types of cuisine. The grilling slightly carmelizes the vegetable making it less bitter...a little sweeter. —dymnyno

What You'll Need
  • 1 large stem of broccolini
  • 2 tbs olive oil
  • 1 clove minced garlic
  • salt and freshly ground pepper
  1. Fill a large pot with water and when the water is at a rolling boil, drop in the broccolini. Remove the broccolini after about 10 seconds.
  2. In a large bowl, mix the olive oil, minced garlic and salt and fresh pepper.
  3. Put the broccolini in the olive oil mixture and cover it with the mixture...not too much.
  4. Fire up a grill or BBQ (a gas BBQ is very quick).
  5. Very!! quickly put the broccolini on the BBQ or grill and then turn quickly....just enough time to slightly singe the vegetable and give it a nice smokey flavor.

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  • shayma
  • dymnyno

2 Reviews

shayma January 12, 2010
that is delicious. just grilled w olive oil. and a nice smoky flavour.
dymnyno January 12, 2010
thanks, it is also awesome with long green beans(spash of soy sauce is nice too)