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Sauteed Broccolini (Serves 6)

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Photo: Quentin Bacon

1 bunch Broccolini
2 tablespoons unsalted butter
Zest of ½ lemon
1 teaspoon minced garlic
1 tablespoon lemon juice
Kosher salt
¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Blanch the broccolini in a large pot of boiling salted water for 2 minutes. Drain immediately and immerse in a bowl of ice water.

Melt the butter in a large sauté pan. Add the lemon zest and garlic and stir. Drain the broccolini and add it to the garlic mixture and heat for 2 minutes. Add the lemon juice, ½ teaspoon salt and the pepper, and toss well before serving.