steamed broccoli with grated beet

I couldn’t resist…  

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serves 4

INgredients

1 head broccoli

1/2 beet

pinch of sea salt

1 lemon

Process  Wash the broccoli well.

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Cut the stem off of the broccoli. Tear the florets apart, leaving them in large pieces.

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Place broccoli pieces into steamer basket. Put about 2 inches of water into a steamer pot (here, I used a pasta pot with steamer insert). Cover and bring to a boil. Place steamer basket in pot, cover and let steam until broccoli turns a bright green (about 1 minute). Remove from pot;

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arrange in a serving bowl.

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Peel the beet and grate it, using a box grater, medium grade.

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Sprinkle on top of broccoli in serving dish.

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Add a pinch of sea salt and squeeze fresh lemon on top.

©Nancy Wolfson-Moche 2013