Lemon Broccoli and Peas

Seasoning vegetables doesn't have to be rocket science, but can be the difference between okay side dishes and fabulous feasts. With a combo of salt, lemon, olive oil, and just the right amount of heat, this Lemon Broccoli and Peas is out of this world.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword broccoli, broccoli and peas, peas, sugar snap peas
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 64 kcal
Author Jessica Fisher


  • 12 ounce package broccoli florets
  • 12 ounce package sugar snap peas
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • zest of 1 lemon
  • salt and pepper


  1. Place the broccoli in a large skillet with a lid. Add 1 inch water. Bring to a boil, cover, and steam 7 minutes.
  2. Add the peas and steam 3 minutes more.
  3. Drain the water and drizzle on the olive oil and lemon juice.
  4. Season with lemon zest, salt, and pepper, tossing to coat. Serve hot or at room temperature.

Recipe Notes

Promptly store leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator, for up to 4 days.

Nutritional values are approximate and based on 1/8 of the recipe.

Nutrition Facts
Lemon Broccoli and Peas
Amount Per Serving
Calories 64 Calories from Fat 36
% Daily Value*
Fat 4g6%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Sodium 16mg1%
Potassium 219mg6%
Carbohydrates 6g2%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 727IU15%
Vitamin C 65mg79%
Calcium 38mg4%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.