Broccoli with chilli & crispy garlic

Broccoli with chilli & crispy garlic

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Prep: 5 mins Cook: 5 mins


Serves 6 - 8

Chilli and garlic will really add zing to an otherwise traditional vegetarian side dish

Nutrition and extra info

  • Easily doubled / halved
  • Vegetarian

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal85
  • fat8g
  • saturates1g
  • carbs2g
  • sugars2g
  • fibre2g
  • protein2g
  • salt0.02g
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  • 400g long-stem broccoli, stalks and florets separated



    Like cabbage and cauliflower, broccoli is a brassica and is sometimes known by its Italian name…

  • 3 garlic cloves, thinly sliced
  • 4 tbsp olive oil
    olive oil

    Olive oil

    ol-iv oyl

    Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…

  • 1 red chilli, deseeded and sliced


  1. Bring a large pan of salted water to the boil. Add the stalks and cook for 2 mins, then add the florets and cook for 2 mins more.

  2. Gently heat the garlic and oil together until the garlic just starts to sizzle and brown, then remove from the heat and add the chilli. Drain the broccoli really well and toss in the garlic oil to serve.

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31st Jul, 2011
Garlic tough, and neither it nor the chilli stuck to the broccoli.
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