Broccoli with Herb Butter

Broccoli with Herb Butter
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  • 6Servings


  • 1 stick butter, at room temperature
  • 2 tablespoons chopped flat-leaf parsley
  • 2 small cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon chopped fresh basil
  • 1/4 teaspoon chopped fresh thyme
  • Pinch of cayenne
  • 2 pounds broccoli, cut lengthwise into long stalks


In a medium bowl, mix the butter, parsley, garlic, basil, thyme and cayenne; season the herb butter with salt and pepper.

In a large pot fitted with a steamer basket, bring 1 inch of water to a boil. Add the broccoli. Steam until crisp- tender, about 3 minutes; transfer to a bowl. Toss with the herb butter; season.