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Perfect Parmesan Broccoli for a delicious vegetable side dish—Great with any meal, but especially perfect for Thanksgiving.
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5 from 3 votes

Perfect Parmesan Broccoli

The ultimate healthy and simple side dish.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Course: Side Dish
Servings: 4 servings


  • 2 C fresh broccoli large stem removed and cut into small hunks
  • 1 Tbsp minced garlic
  • 1 Tbsp lemon juice
  • 1/2 C shredded parmesan
  • 2 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil more if needed


  • Heat oil over medium high heat, add garlic and sauté for 1 minute.
  • Add broccoli and lemon juice.
  • Cook until lightly browned about 5 minutes (Add more oil if needed)
  • Turn off heat and add Parmesan, stirring the broccoli to slightly melt the cheese.
  • Serve immediately.