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Broccolini With Balsamic Vinaigrette

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“Most of us are very familiar with broccoli but how about broccolini? It’s similar to broccoli but more tender and milder in flavor. Nicknamed baby broccoli, broccolini is a hybrid vegetable and a cross between broccoli and Chinese kale. It has small florets and long, thin stalks. This vitamin and fiber packed vegetable is one you’ll sure to love. I've topped mine with a skinny balsamic vinaigrette to add some pizzaz…”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large pot bring 6 cups of water to a boil.
  2. In the meantime, remove the bottom third of the broccolini stems and discard.
  3. In a small bowl, whisk together, the olive oil, vinegar, mustard, garlic, and sugar. Set aside.
  4. When the water comes to a full boil, drop in the broccolini. Return to a boil, cover and cook over medium heat for about 2 minutes until the stalks are tender. Drain well and place in a serving dish.
  5. Drizzle dressing over the broccolini and toss to coat. Squeeze lemon juice over the broccolini and sprinkle with salt and fresh pepper.
  6. Serve warm.

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