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Sautéed Broccolette with Garlic, Lemon and Aleppo Chili
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Sautéed Broccolette with Garlic, Lemon and Aleppo Chili

A quick and tasty method for broccolette, broccolini or baby broccoli. Quickly blanched and sautéed with garlic, lemon and an Aleppo chili infused oil. Vegan, keto, and gluten-free.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 2 people
Calories 228kcal
Cost $8/6€



  • 400 g broccolette
  • ½ tsp sea salt
  • 1 tsp olive oil for cooking
  • ½ pc lemon juiced

For the Infused Oil

  • 1 clove garlic peeled
  • 1 pc lemon zested
  • ½ tsp Aleppo chili or ¼ tsp regular chili flakes
  • 2 tbsp olive oil for cooking


  • Cut a small amount off the end of the broccolette. Trim the big stalks in half along the stem.
    Trimming the broccolette.
  • Blanch the broccolette for 1 minute in a large pot of boiling salted water. Allow to dry on a plate with paper towel.
    The broccolette drying on paper towels.
  • Make the infused oil by Microplaning a clove of garlic and a zest of a lemon into the olive oil. Add the chili and mix.
    Microplaning the garlic into the oil.
  • Sauté the broccolette in a hot pan with a tsp of olive oil. Don't let the olive oil burn, but make sure that the oil is hot before you add the broccolette. Cook for about 1-2 minutes or until the broccolette is very hot.
    Quickly cooking the broccolette in the pan.
  • Once the broccolette is hot, add about ⅔ of the infused oil and turn off the heat. Season with salt, lemon juice and toss around to mix well.
    Adding the infused oil to the broccolette.
  • Serve immediately and enjoy!
    Sautéed Broccolette with Garlic, Lemon and Aleppo Chili


Sometimes the garlic can clump up in florets of the broccolette so be sure to mix well otherwise you will get a big bite of garlic!
You can save the infused oil for up to one week in the fridge. It works great with almost any green vegetable or drizzled over pizza, pasta and bread.


Calories: 228kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 649mg | Potassium: 17mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 3678IU | Vitamin C: 184mg | Calcium: 146mg | Iron: 2mg
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