Prepare this dish just in time to accompany your favorite roast, steak or chops. Serves 4.
1 bunch broccoli, trimmed
3 T. olive oil
1 clove garlic, minced
Salt and pepper to taste
1/4 cup small black olives, pitted and chopped
3 T. grated Parmesan cheese
Step 1. Parboil the broccoli in a small amount of salted water about 10 minutes. Drain.
Step 2. In a skillet, heat the oil, add garlic and sauté until light brown. Add the broccoli and season with salt and pepper. Cook slowly over low heat, about 10 minutes, adding a little of the water in which the broccoli was cooked if the pan gets too dry.
Step 3. Add the olives and heat two minutes longer. Serve immediately sprinkled with grated cheese.