Broccoli with garlic & chilli breadcrumbs

Broccoli with garlic & chilli breadcrumbs

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Prep: 15 mins Cook: 8 mins


Serves 4

Give an everyday veg a bit of a kick and a crunch by adding some chilli breadcrumbs

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal142
  • fat8g
  • saturates2g
  • carbs13g
  • sugars3g
  • fibre4g
  • protein6g
  • salt0.31g
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  • 500g long-stem broccoli



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

  • 2 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…

  • knob of butter



    Butter is a dairy product made from separating whole milk or cream into fat and…

  • 2 small garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 1 small red chilli, deseeded and finely chopped
  • 50g white breadcrumb


  1. Steam the broccoli for 5 mins until tender. Meanwhile, heat the oil and butter in a pan, then fry the garlic and chilli for 1 min.

  2. Add the breadcrumbs, then fry for 5 mins until crisp. Season the broccoli, arrange in a dish, then scatter over the spicy breadcrumbs and serve immediately.

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RosieJosieMo's picture
28th Apr, 2020
So easy and so tasty!
22nd Jun, 2019
I sometimes put grated cheese in with the breadcrumbs. Delicious.
12th Oct, 2009
Delicious, a really different way to serve this lovely vegetable.
2nd May, 2009
my mum always used to make it. LOVE IT! the breadcrumbs work really well with normal broccoli and cauliflower aswell! yum yum!!!
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