Irish Lemon Cauliflower & Broccoli

  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Total Time: 16 mins
  • Servings: 4-6
  • About This Recipe

    “I have not tried this recipe but it sounded so good I thought I would post it. It is from the cookbook “Elegant Irish Cooking””


  • 2tablespoonsvegetable oil
  • 1onion, diced fine
  • 1tablespoonfresh ginger, fine dice
  • 1teaspoonsalt
  • 3cupscauliflower, bite sized pieces
  • 3cupsbroccoli, bite sized pieces
  • 1tablespoonfresh lemon juice
  • 1tablespoonlemon, zest of
  • Directions

  • Heat oil in a large skillet, add onions ginger& salt.
  • Stir fry over medium heat 2-3 minutes.
  • Add 1 cup water and cauliflower, cover and steam 2 minutes.
  • Add broccoli and continue steaming 2 minutes.
  • Add lemon juice just before serving.
  • Sprinkle with the lemon zest& serve immediately.
  • Reviews

  • “I’m sorry we didn’t like it.”

  • “Delicious!I am always looking for ways to dress up broccoli and this is a great way to do so.And I like that is has all this flavor without a buttery “sauce”.I doubled the amount of ginger, based on Paula’s review.Made for Holiday Sides game at”

  • “I made this recipe with brocli-flower and frozen broccoli and it was terrific.My 4 year old daughter ate it and I even finished off the liquid left over in the pan.YUM!Lemon, ginger, onions and salt.What simple ingredients and yet so flavorful together!Easy to make too.”

  • “This is a nice way to serve fresh vegetables.I thought that the ginger would have more flavor.I did top off the cooked dish with a few grinds of black pepper.”