Broccoli With Lemon Almond Butter

Broccoli With Lemon Almond Butter


"This is a quickly and easily prepared broccoli dish. This recipe can also be made with frozen broccoli."


15 m servings 170 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 170 kcal
  • 9%
  • Fat:
  • 15.2 g
  • 23%
  • Carbs:
  • 7g
  • 2%
  • Protein:
  • 3.7 g
  • 7%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 31 mg
  • 10%
  • Sodium:
  • 107 mg
  • 4%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Steam or boil broccoli until tender, approximately 4 to 8 minutes. Drain.
  2. In a small saucepan, melt butter over medium low heat. Remove from heat. Stir in lemon juice. lemon zest, and almonds. Pour over hot broccoli, and serve.
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  1. 203 Ratings


I made this to accompany strip steaks and Garden Stuffed Baked Potatoes (from this site). Like others suggested, I toasted the almond slices and used less lemon (no zest but I squeezed half a le...

Wonderful, I'll probably do this every time. I toasted the almonds on a pan and crumbled them, omitted the lemon zest and used juice from 1/2 a lemon. Thanks for sharing.

Lightly seasoned with lemon, the absence of garlic was a refreshing change, and I resisted the urge to add it. I measured nothing, just added butter, lemon juice and toasted sliced almonds to ac...

The theory's nice, but this one is way, WAY too lemony. It covered the rest of the flavors up completely. With a lot less lemon this would be excellent.

Excellent. Quick, easy, and tasty. I think I will toast the almond slivers next time.

A good way to make steamed broccoli a little more than just steamed broccoli but I definitely agree with other reviewers in that the butter-lemon ratio was off. This was more like Broccoli with ...

A little less lemon juice, toast the almonds and it is 5 stars! Don't overcook the broccoli.

Yay! Finally a way to prepare broccoli that makes me actually WANT to eat it! The lemon makes it taste so summery, it was great with seafood & rice. Thanks!

Great with fish. We loved it. Thank you!