Sautéed Lemon Broccolini

This sautéed lemon broccolini is a quick and easy side dish that packs a lot of flavor! It is also versatile and pairs with almost any meal.


  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 1 package of broccolini, sliced in half lengthwise (approximately 6 oz)
  • 1/4 tsp red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 tsp lemon juice


  1. Heat a pan on medium heat.  Add the olive oil and broccolini, tossing regularly with tongs.  Cook until the broccolini starts to soften, approximately 2 to 3 minutes.
  2. Season the broccolini with salt and pepper, and add the red pepper flakes.  Continue to cook, tossing regularly, until the broccolini starts to crisp a little at the ends – approximately 3 minutes.
  3. Remove the pan from heat and toss in the lemon juice.  Serve.