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Roasted broccoli with capers and black olives

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Roasted broccoli with capers and black olives

Side Serves 2 25 min
Roasting is a good way to bring out broccoli's delicate taste and give it a bit more of a bite. This vegetarian recipe goes very well with fish and tomato based dishes.


  • 350g Calabrese (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
  • 1 tbsp capers
  • handful black olives, pitted
  • 2 spring onions, sliced
  • 2 red peppers, sliced and roasted


Prep time: 10 min
Cooking time: 15 min
  • Step 1

    Preheat oven to 200°C/Gas 6. Toss the broccoli in the oil, season and 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. Return to the oven for 5 minutes.
  • Step 3

    Remove from the oven, sprinkle immediately with the soy sauce and toss with the capers, olives, spring onions and red peppers.

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