Tender broccoli in citrus butter

Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 10 mins
Tender broccoli in citrus butter
Though this recipes uses tenderstem broccoli the orange butter would work beautifully with a lot of different greens like spinach and normal broccoli.

40g blanched hazelnuts

Zest of 1 small orange

70g unsalted butter, softened

400g Tenderstem broccoli or regular broccoli

Salt, to taste

Black pepper, to taste

Toast the hazelnuts in a dry frying pan until they are golden brown, this will only take a minute.

Tip into the centre of a clean, dry tea towel and cover. Gently crush.

In a small bowl, using the back of a fork, work the hazelnuts and orange zest into the butter.

Season to taste with freshly ground black pepper and salt.

Scrape the butter onto a sheet of cling film and roll into a log.

Chill for an hour or until firm.

When you are ready to eat, steam the broccoli for 3 to 4 minutes until tender yet with a little bite.

Drain and tip into a serving dish.

Dot with slices of the hazelnut and orange butter, mix through and serve immediately. 


Preparation Time
10 minutes

Cooking Time
10 minutes

Main ingredients
Dairy, Fruit, Vegetables, Nuts

Recipe Type
Healthy, Side Dish, Vegetarian

Special Info

Level of Difficulty

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