Lemon Pepper Steamed Broccoli

Lemon Pepper Steamed Broccoli

Lemon Pepper Steamed Broccoli
  • Prep Time

    10 minutes
  • Cooking Time

    15 minutes
  • Serving Size

    6 servings


  • Fresh broccoli spears2 pounds
  • Lemon juice1 tablespoon
  • Grated lemon peel1/2 teaspoon
  • Coarsely ground black pepper1/4 teaspoon
  • Lemon slices for garnish


Place steamer basket in large saucepan; add water to just below the basket. Bring to a boil. Place broccoli spears on basket; cover. Reduce heat and keep water simmering. Steam until broccoli is crisp-tender, 9 to 11 minutes. Place broccoli on serving platter. Sprinkle with lemon juice, lemon peel and pepper. If desired, garnish with lemon slices. Makes 6 servings