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Roasted broccoli with garlic and chilli

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Roasted broccoli with garlic and chilli

Side Serves 2 20 min
This light and super-easy side is a great weeknight fall back. The chilli and garlic give traditional roast broccoli an extra zing. Watch the stalks carefully – they should be just tender and slightly coloured.


  • 350g Broccoli, broken into florets, stalks cut into thick batons
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, thinly sliced
  • ½ red chilli, deseeded and finely chopped
  • ½ tbsp sesame seeds (optional)
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce


Prep time: 5 min
Cooking time: 15 min
  • Step 1

    Preheat oven to 200°C/Gas 6. Toss the broccoli in the oil, spread it out on a baking tray and roast in the oven for 10 minutes.
  • Step 2

    Add the garlic, chilli and sesame seeds, if using, and mix through.
  • Step 3

    Return to the oven for 5 minutes. Remove from the oven, sprinkle immediately with the soy sauce and serve.

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