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Broccoli Saute with Garlic and Chili Flakes

Broccoli Saute with Garlic and Chili Flakes is broccoli, infused with garlic and spicy Chile flakes. It is a perfect side dish for any meal and a true family favorite!!
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Course Lunch, Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine American


  • 6 cups broccoli flowerettes
  • 2 tsp salt to add to broccoli water
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 3 cloves garlic, chopped add more if you like more garlic
  • 1/4 tsp red, chili flakes add more if you like it spicier
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Boil water in a pot with added salt to water.
  • As you are waiting for the water to boil, chop up garlic.
  • Add broccoli to water and stir to make sure it is all under water. Cook for 2 minutes.
  • While broccoli is boiling, add olive oil to skillet and heat, add garlic and red pepper flakes and stir to avoid burning.
  • At the 2 minute mark, with a slotted spoon, transfer the cooked broccoli to the olive oil and garlic saute in the skillet. Toss to coat the broccoli in the olive oil mixture and saute for 3 minutes.
  • Make sure to season the broccoli with salt and pepper as you saute. Enjoy!!
Keyword Broccoli Saute with Garlic and Chili Flakes, Gluten Free Fried Chicken, Keto, Low Carb