Elevated Broccoli

Servings: 2 Prep Time: 5 Minutes

Cook Time: 7 Minutes Total Time: 12-15 Minutes


  • 1 head of broccoli
  • 1 tablespoon goat cheese
  • 1 tablespoon pine nuts
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped red onion
  • 1 garlic clove, minced using a press
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Begin by washing and trimming your broccoli. Trim by cutting the entire stem, leaving only the head. Slice into small bite size pieces.
  2. Bring salted water to a boil. Blanch broccoli for 2 minutes; strain and immediately place broccoli into ice water to stop from cooking for 30 seconds; strain and set aside.
  3. Heat skillet over medium high heat add in pine nuts to toast (about 2 minutes). Add broccoli to dry up excess water (2 minutes). Add in olive oil, red onion, and garlic; saute for 2-3 minutes. Move to serving dish, sprinkle with salt, pepper, and goat cheese, stir to combine.


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