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  • David Skarin

Grilled Broccolini

Updated: Jan 21, 2021

Broccolini is the smart and sophisticated brother of your traditional broccoli. Plus, it tastes great grilled and makes a fantastic side to any main course.

You can go a lot of different directions when grilling veggies but I tend to keep them simple and let the fresh ingredients shine. This is as easy as it gets, olive, garlic, salt and pepper...what could go wrong?


Fast Facts

Category: Vegetables, Sides and Appetizers

Cut: Broccolini

Heat Source: Gas

Estimated Cook Time: 7-9 Minutes

Actual Cook Time: 9 Minutes

Estimated Cooking Temperature: 500 degrees

Actual Cooking Temperature: 500 degrees

Location of Purchase: Local grocery store

Cook Date: August 3, 2020


Ingredient List

  • 1-2 pounds Broccolini

  • 3 tablespoons olive oil

  • 1 tablespoon garlic (3-4 cloves)

  • Salt and pepper to taste

  • Finishing salt

  • Lemon (garnish and zest)

  • Optional: Red pepper flakes

Supply List



Step 1: Trim the ends of your broccolini.

Step 2: In a Ziploc bag, add ingredients, shake to mix (this can be done well before and stored in the fridge for hours until cook time). If you want to had a touch of heat you can add red pepper flakes.

Step 3: Turn your grill on high, you want anywhere between 450-500 degrees

Step 4: I put the broccolini directly on the grill. My broccolini had enough surface area to be just fine. That said, a couple piece did fall through the, a basket works too.

Step 5: Grill on high heat for around 7-9 minutes getting a nice char on the outside.

Step 6: Remove from the grill, drizzle with a touch of good olive oil, finishing salt and some zest from the lemon.


Let me know what you think in the comments below! Any challenges you ran into? Please share with the community.

Lessons Learned (Note: I will update this section to include your lessons learned from the comment section)


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