Lemon Garlic Broccoli – Tasty Side Dish

This easy Lemon Garlic Broccoli is a great go to recipe to make on those busy week nights when you are strapped for time. 

lemon garlic broccoli

Easy Lemon Garlic Broccoli Recipe

The recipe could not be easier to make. Just saute everything and add some cheese in the last few minutes and add to any meal. The lemon juice and lemon zest adds a nice tangy flavor and Jarlsberg cheese is the perfect full flavored cheese to add.  The flavor of it is very rich so a little goes a long way and helps to keep the calories down.

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Lemon Garlic Broccoli - Tasty Side Dish
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  • 2 cups of broccoli cut into florets
  • 2 tbsp of olive oil
  • 3 cloves of garlic
  • ½ lemon
  • zest of a lemon
  • 3 tbsp of Jarlsberg Cheese
  • salt and pepper to taste
  1. Cut the broccoli into florets and set aside.
  2. Heat the olive oil in a pan and stir fry the broccoli until slightly tender - about 5 minutes. ½ way through, add the garlic and cook.
  3. Reduce the heat to low and add the lemon zest, juice, salt and pepper.
  4. Stir to combine and adjust seasoning.
  5. Add the grated cheese on top and serve.

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