Broccolini, also known as baby broccoli, makes a fantastic, quick side dish and compliments just about anything from beef roasts, lamb, fish, turkey, chicken, lasagna and more.
6clovespeeled garlic(sliced thin)
1 1/2tbspextra virgin olive oil
pinchred pepper flakes(optional)
Trim about 1 1/2 inches off broccolini stems and discard. Slice the broccolini in half lengthwise.
Bring pot of water to a boil. When boiling, add broccolini and cook 2 minutes. Quickly drain and run under cold water to stop it from cooking.
Heat a large sauté pan over medium-high heat. Add the oil and garlic and cook until golden, about 1 minute. Add the drained broccolini, season with kosher salt to taste and red pepper flakes (optional), and cook 1 minute, or until heated through.