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Grilled Broccoli and Onions with Lemony Caper and Thyme Sauce

The grill isn't just for meat! This vegetable side is bright and sunny, yet smoky. A perfect summer side!

Course Side Dish, vegetable
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 116 kcal



  • 1 lb Broccoli Florets, fresh or frozen
  • 1 large Onion, halved and sliced
  • 4 Garlic Cloves, sliced
  • 2 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1/2 Lemon

Lemony Caper and Thyme Sauce

  • Zest of 1 Lemon
  • Juice of 1/2 Lemon
  • 1 tbsp Fresh Thyme leaves
  • 1 tbsp Capers
  • 1 1/2 tbsp Olive Oil


  1. Preheat grill on medium heat.

  2. Toss broccoli, onions, and garlic cloves with olive oil and place on grill pan.

  3. Move the grill pan to preheated grill, and squeeze ½ lemon over the mixture.

  4. Grill on medium heat for about 10-15 minutes, or until desired level of doneness is reached, stirring every 5 minutes to prevent burning.

  5. Meanwhile, whisk all ingredients for the sauce together, until combined.

  6. Scoop broccoli onto serving plate, and drizzle with lemony caper & thyme sauce. Serve immediately.