Saute bacon until brown. Drain on paper towels and set aside.
In a microwave safe bowl, combine broccoli and 4 tablespoons of water. Microwave on high, covered, for 5-7 minutes. Let sit.
Cook fettuccine according to package directions for al dente. Drain and return to pot. Add the butter, olive oil, lemon peel, lemon juice and parsley or thyme.
Toss pasta over low heat to coat. Add bacon, broccoli and cheese. Toss.
Season to taste with salt & pepper, and serve immediately with additional parmesan if desired.