Broccoli with olive oil, lemon and almonds


25g flaked almonds
400g bellaverde or tenderstem broccoli
1 lemon, zest
3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil


1. Put a pan over a medium heat and toast the almonds, tossing regularly, for 2-3 minutes until golden; set aside.

2. Steam or boil the broccoli for 3-4 minutes until just tender. Meanwhile, mix the lemon zest into the olive oil and season.

3. Toss the broccoli with the flavoured oil, scatter over the almonds and serve.

Broccoli with olive oil, lemon and almonds
  • Preparation time: 5 minutes
  • Cooking time: 10 minutes
  • Total time: 15 minutes 15 minutes

Serves: 6

Nutritional Info

Typical values per serving:

Energy 405.848kJ
Fat 8.4g
Saturated Fat 1.1g
Carbohydrate 1.4g
Sugars 1.1g
Salt trace

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This recipe was first published in Wed Dec 07 08:17:06 GMT 2011.