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Multiple pieces of grilled broccolini with char marks arranged on a white ceramic plate. The broccolini is garnished with ground black pepper, kosher salt, grilled lemon wedges, and lemon zest. The plate sits on top of a white and gray marble surface.

10-Minute Tender & Crunchy Grilled Broccolini

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  • Author: Jess Larson
  • Prep Time: 5 min
  • Cook Time: 5 min
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: serves 4
  • Category: Side Dish Recipes, Techniques & How-Tos
  • Method: Grilling & Smoking
  • Cuisine: American
  • Diet: Vegetarian

Description

A low-lift grilling side! This Easy Grilled Broccolini recipe is mildly sweet, beautifully charred, and irresistibly crunchy in less than 10 minutes! Grilling broccolini has seriously never been easier. Serve this gorgeously green and charred veggie alongside other grilling favorites like chicken, steaks, or pork for an easy win, any night of the week. Naturally vegetarian, vegan, dairy, and gluten-free.


Ingredients

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  • 16 oz broccolini
  • Avocado oil, or other neutral, high smoke point oil of choice
  • kosher salt and ground black pepper, to season

Instructions

  1. Preheat the grill: Prep your grill for medium-high direct heat grilling. My ideal grill temperature for broccolini is about 450-500 degrees F.Weber Genesis II Propane Grill on a deck.
  2. Prep the broccolini: Trim the broccolini of any tough ends. Drizzle with just enough avocado oil to coat the broccolini, then season generously with kosher salt and ground black pepper. Multiple pieces of fresh & uncooked broccolini stalks seasoned with oil, kosher salt, & ground black pepper lie on an aluminum baking sheet. The baking sheet sits on top of a white & gray marble surface.
  3. Grill the broccolini: Place the seasoned broccolini on the grill such that the stalks are positioned perpendicularly to the grill grates (which helps prevent from slipping between the grates as it cooks). Grill 2-3 minutes per side until tender and charred as desired. These go quick, so be sure to keep an eye on ’em!
  4. Serve! Enjoy your grilled broccolini immediately, served on their own or alongside your favorite grilled meals. Refer to the blog post, above, for more serving suggestions.


Notes

  • Grilled broccolini practically begs for little spritz of freshly squeezed lemon juice! Take it to the next level by grilling some lemon wedges alongside your asparagus for extra smoky flavor.