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Broccoli Italian Style

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Italian Norleans Vegetables


  • 1 Broccoli, whole head
  • 1 qt Water
  • 1 tb Salt
  • 3 tb Oil, olive
  • 1 ts Garlic, minced
  • Pepper
  • 2 tb Cheese, Parmesan, grated


Separate the broccoli florets and trim the though skin from the stalks.
Put the broccoli leaves in boiling water with salt. A minute later, add the flowerettes. Return to a boil and cook for 6 to 8 minutes until tender but resistant to the bite.
Heat the olive oil in a pan and add garlic. Cook over moderate heat for a minute and add the broccoli leaves and flowerettes. Cook, tossing, for about 2 minutes.
Correct seasoning and sprinkle with Parmesan cheese to taste.
Source: Great Chefs of New Orleans, Tele-record Productions : Box 71112, New Orleans, Louisiana - 1983 : Chef Goffredo Fraccaro, La Riviera Restaurant, New Orleans
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