Butter-fried broccoli

Butter-fried broccoli

Ready to give broccoli a make-over of epic proportions? So simple yet profound… the answer is butter. Fry up the broccoli alone, or with scallions and capers. Serve with eggs, meat or any kind of fish. In a word: FABULOUS.

Butter-fried broccoli

Ready to give broccoli a make-over of epic proportions? So simple yet profound… the answer is butter. Fry up the broccoli alone, or with scallions and capers. Serve with eggs, meat or any kind of fish. In a word: FABULOUS.
USMetric
4 servingservings

Ingredients

  • 3 oz. 75 g butter
  • 1 lb 450 g broccoli
  • 5 5 scallionscallions
  • 2 tbsp 2 tbsp small capers (optional)
  • salt and pepper

Instructions

Instructions are for 4 servings. Please modify as needed.

  1. Divide the broccoli into small florets, including the stem. Peel the stem if it is rough.
  2. Melt the butter and add broccoli. Sauté for 5 minutes over medium-high heat until the broccoli browns nicely and softens. Season with salt and pepper.
  3. Add finely chopped scallions and capers. Fry for another 1-2 minutes. Serve immediately!

Tip!

Try this simple, buttery transformation with Brussels sprouts, asparagus, or zucchini. And go ahead and mix in some sliced mushrooms if that sounds yummy!

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6 comments

  1. Carrie
    I hate waisting my broccoli in boiling water. Maybe lukewarm water, they can wade and chill, just kind of hang out, but boiling water is just cruel. And only up to the waist. Talk about needless torture.

    ;)

  2. Una
    Well, you need to put them in boiling something when you make delicious broccoli soup with stilton! Ha, ha!
  3. Jiss
    Loved your recipe! Quick and mouthwatering....awesome flavour!!!
  4. Natasha
    I steam all my veggies in a microwave steamer for 2 min..
    Reply: #5
  5. Natasha

    I steam all my veggies in a microwave steamer for 2 min and then fry them in butter

  6. Marjorie
    I saute all veggies in butter/olive oil..salt and pepper

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