Saturday, July 11, 2009

Chef Chuck's Broccoli and Pine Nuts

A broccoli salad with toasted pine nuts, minced garlic, lemon juice and olive oil. A vegetable recipe packed with flavors, nutrients and fiber. Can be served hot or cold, great to bring to picnic's or the backyard barbecue.

2 cups broccoli, cut
in small florets
3 tablespoons olive oil
2 tablespoons pine nuts
3 garlic cloves, minced
3 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
salt and pepper to taste

Steam broccoli for 4 minutes, place in a bowl. In a small saucepan on low heat toast pine nuts, till golden brown. Heat olive oil and saute garlic, add to bowl, squeeze lemon juice over broccoli, salt and pepper to taste.


  1. I agree that this would be good hot or cold. Love the pine nuts addition and all that lemon.

  2. Hello Ciao Chow Linda, If you know me, I love lemons! Thank You :)