Monday, July 7, 2008

Steamed Broccoli and Lemon Vinaigrette

Use fresh broccoli to prepare this easy vegetable side dish, which is a tasty accompaniment to seafood. Recipe serves 4 to 6.


13 ounces (400 g) broccoli, cut into florets
4 fluid ounces (125 ml) olive oil
Juice of 1 large lemon
1 teaspoon oregano leaves
1 tablespoon fresh mint, chopped
1 tablespoon chives or spring onions (scallions), chopped
1 teaspoon freshly crushed garlic


1. Steam or boil broccoli florets until tender. Do not over cook.
2. Combine olive oil, lemon juice and herbs, mixing well. Make in advance so the flavors have time to mingle.
3. Pour dressing over broccoli and serve while still warm.

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