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Purple sprouting broccoli with parsley butter recipe

Purple sprouting broccoli with parsley butter recipe

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Try this quick and easy vegetarian recipe for a stunning, seasonal Easter side dish. Ready in just 15 minutes, it pairs crunchy purple sprouting broccoli with a creamy parsley and lemon butter. See method

  • Serves 4
  • 5 mins to prepare and 10 mins to cook
  • 104 calories / serving
  • Vegetarian


  • 200g pack purple sprouting broccoli
  • 30g unsalted butter
  • 2 garlic cloves, sliced
  • 2 tbsp roughly chopped flat-leaf parsley
  • 1 lemon, zested
  • a drizzle of olive oil

Each serving contains

  • Energy

  • Fat

    10g 14%
  • Saturates

    4g 21%
  • Sugars

    1g 2%
  • Salt

    0.3g 5%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 2.3g Protein 2.3g Fibre 0.1g


  1. Bring a large pan of water to the boil and, once simmering, add the broccoli and cook for 3-4 mins until just tender. Drain and set aside.
  2. Melt the butter in a large frying pan over a medium-low heat and add the sliced garlic. Fry for 1-2 mins before adding the broccoli to the pan. Heat through, then remove the pan from the heat and stir through the parsley and lemon zest. Season to taste and serve with a drizzle of olive oil.

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