Purple Sprouting Broccoli Salad

  • 1lb purple sprouting broccoli
  • 1 yellow onion
  • 2 Tbs.  olive oil
  • 1 Tbs. lemon juice
  • grated Parmesan cheese
  • salt & pepper

Blanch purple sprouting broccoli in salted boiling water for 30 second to 1 minute.  Refresh immediately in ice water that you have prepared ahead of time.  Slice yellow onion into half moons, saute in olive oil until clear (5 minutes over medium heat).  Remove from heat, add refreshed broccoli, mix, season with salt and pepper.  Add fresh lemon juice, mix in Parmesan and serve.  You can add cooked pasta such as penne or orchiette to make into a main course dish.