Microwave Lemon Garlic Broccoli

Fast fix up makes broccoli not the same old same old! My teens love this and will only eat broccoli like this or smothered in cheese- this is healthier! I created this recipe after the broccoli served at my fave Chinese place. The variety of ingredients apply to many regional cuisines such as Italian, Asian and SW. Show more

Ready In: 35 mins

Serves: 8




  1. Microwave broccoli and water in covered bowl on high for 6 minutes or til crisp tender.
  2. While it is cooking mix the rest of the ingredients together.
  3. Drain cooked broccoli.
  4. Pour lemon garlic mixture over broccoli and mix to coat.
  5. If using fresh garlic cover the dish and let sit for about 2 minutes to allow heat from broccoli to "cook" and remove the raw taste from the garlic.
  6. If using garlic powder you are ready to serve.
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