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Pan-Roasted Broccolini

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 4

A cross between Chinese kale and broccoli, broccolini has a sweet flavor and takes well to assertive seasonings, such as the garlic and red pepper flakes used here. Serve this simple side dish with roasted meats or poultry.


  • 1 Tbs. olive oil 
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced 
  • 1/8 tsp. red pepper flakes 
  • 3/4 lb. broccolini, stem ends trimmed 
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste 
  • 1/2 cup water 


In a nonstick fry pan over medium heat, warm the olive oil. Add the garlic and red pepper flakes and cook, stirring constantly, until fragrant, about 1 minute. Add the broccolini, tossing well to combine, and season with salt and black pepper. Add the water, cover and steam for about 3 minutes. Uncover and continue cooking until all the water has evaporated, about 2 minutes. Serve immediately. Serves 4.

Williams-Sonoma Kitchen.