1. Heat 2 minced garlic cloves, 2 or 3 strips lemon zest and 3 tablespoons olive oil in a skillet over medium heat for 3 minutes.
2. Meanwhile, cook 1 head broccoli florets and 1 sliced carrot in boiling salted water, 3 minutes.
3. Drain and toss with the lemon oil, a squeeze of lemon juice, and salt and pepper.
Photograph by Antonis Achilleos