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. 

Serves
4

Preparation Time
10 minutes

Cooking Time
10 minutes

Main ingredients
Dairy, Fruit, Vegetables, Nuts

Recipe Type
Healthy, Side Dish, Vegetarian

Special Info
Vegetarian

Level of Difficulty
Easy

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