Broccolini and Balsamic Vinaigrette Recipe

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Submitted by josephino

Makes 6 servings



Courtesy of the Barefoot Contessa, Ina Garten, Food TV Difficulty: Easy Prep Time: 5 minutes Cook Time: 15 minutes Yield: 6 servings Broccolini is found in fresh vegetable section of grocery and has a better flavor than regular broccoli.

Recipe Ingredients for Broccolini and Balsamic Vinaigrette

1 Kosher salt
24 ounces broccolini, 4 bunches(1 1/2 pounds)
1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
5 1/2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard
1 teaspoon minced garlic
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1 lemon

Recipe Directions for Broccolini and Balsamic Vinaigrette

  1. In a large pot, bring 8 cups of water and 2 tablespoons salt to a boil.

  2. Remove and discard the bottom third of the broccolini stems.

  3. If some stems are very thick, cut them in half lengthwise.

  4. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, whisk together the olive oil, balsamic vinegar, mustard, garlic, 1 1/2 teaspoons salt, and the pepper.

  5. When the water comes to a full boil, add the broccolini, return to a boil, and cook over high heat for 2 minutes, until the stalks are just tender.

  6. Drain well and place in a large bowl.

  7. Pour enough dressing over the broccolini to moisten and toss well.

  8. Splash with a generous squeeze of fresh lemon juice, sprinkle with salt, and serve warm or hot.

Categories

Vegetables, Side Dish, American, Boil

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 155.3g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
121
Calories from Fat
81
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
9.0g
14%
Saturated Fat
1.2g
6%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
74mg
3%
Potassium
45mg
1%
Total Carbohydrates
9.1g
3%
Dietary Fiber
4.7g
19%
Sugars
3.1g
Protein
4.1g
Vitamin A 12% Vitamin C 192%
Calcium 6% Iron 6%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B-
  Good points
  • No cholesterol
  • High in dietary fiber
  • Very high in vitamin C
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