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Broccoli with Whole-Wheat Lemon Crumb Topping

An Olive Oil Recipe

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Prep Information

Prep Time

5 minutes

Cook Time

3-5 minutes


4-6 people


  • 2 slices whole-wheat bread
  • 2 Tablespoons Milanese Gremolata Olive Oil
  • 1 lemon
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 large bunch of broccoli, cut into florets


  • In a food processor, make bread crumbs from the whole-wheat bread. Pour the Milanese Gremolata Olive Oil in a small pan or skillet, add the crumbs and sauté over medium heat until toasted.
  • Zest the lemon with a fine grater or a zester and juice one half of the lemon. Add the zest and juice to the pan with the breadcrumbs.
  • Add the salt and black pepper, to taste, stirring the mixture until dry.
  • Place the broccoli florets on a microwavable plate, sprinkling with a few drops of water. Cover with plastic wrap and microwave 3-5 minutes until crisp tender. Don't overcook. Remove the broccoli and sprinkle with the Lemon Crumbs.
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