Warm Salad of Broccoli, Lemon and Toasted Almonds

Serve a simple but delicious vegetarian starter with James Tanner's recipe for a nutty, warm broccoli salad
By James Tanner
Warm Salad of Broccoli, Lemon and Toasted Almonds
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  • Serves: 2
  • Cook Time: 5 minutes
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Effort: easy



  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 2 heads of broccoli, blanched and drained
  • grated zest and juice of 1 lemons
  • black pepper
  • 100 g butter
  • half a bunch of parsley, finely chopped
  • 50 g toasted almonds


1. Heat the olive oil in a heavy-based frying pan. Add the broccoli and lemon zest and season with salt and pepper.

2. Stir-fry the broccoli for 2-3 minutes, until just heated through, then remove from the pan to a serving plate.

3. Return the frying pan to the heat. Add the butter, lemon juice, parsley and almonds. Fry, stirring, until the butter turns a light brown.

4. Pour the almond mixture over the broccoli. Serve at once.

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