"At the end of the day in the restaurant, I usually want something comforting, like pizza," says chef Jeremy Sewall of Lineage in Brookline, Massachusetts. Instead, he now cooks a big batch of vegetables and pumps up their flavor by dousing them with hot sauce.
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2 heads of broccoli, cut into large florets (about 7 cups)
2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
1 garlic clove, minced
2 tablespoons hot sauce, preferably Cholula or Green Tabasco
Salt and freshly ground pepper
How to Make It
Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add the broccoli and cook for 2 minutes. Drain well.
In a large skillet, heat the olive oil. Add the garlic and cook over moderately high heat, stirring, until lightly golden, about 2 minutes. Add the broccoli florets and cook, stirring frequently, until just starting to brown, about 5 minutes. Sprinkle the hot sauce over the broccoli and season with salt and pepper. Toss well to coat, then serve.
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