Crunchy Lemon Broccoli recipe

Preparation Time: 10 minutes | Cooking Time: 10 minutes

Broccoli is tossed with lemon juice, breadcrumbs and butter in this easy yet delicious side dish - a fantastic way to get your veggies in.


  • 500g broccoli
  • 25g butter
  • 50g breadcrumbs
  • Juice of 1/2 lemon


  1. Heat a pot of salted water until boiling. Drop in the broccoli and simmer until fork tender. If you prefer, you could steam the broccoli for around five minutes.

  2. Meanwhile, melt the butter in a large frying pan. Add the breadcrumbs and fry for a few minutes or until golden and toasted.

  3. To serve, toss the broccoli with the breadcrumbs and lemon juice.

For added fresh flavour, add a small handful of freshly chopped basil leaves. Recipe serves 4 as a side.

Recipe Details:

  • Author: Laura Young.
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