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Braised Broccoli     HT  ACC  20mins

Serves 4     Hot  Vegetables  Pork  Accompaniment  Gluten wheat Dairy Free  Eggless

450g/1lb Purple Sprouting or Tenderstem Broccoli
150g/+5oz Streaky Bacon, chopped
3 tbsp Olive Oil
2  Garlic Cloves, thinly sliced
  Fresh Chilli, finely chopped



1. Bring a large pan of lightly salted water to the boil then blanch the broccoli for five minutes.

2. Meanwhile, heat the oil in another large saucepan, add the bacon and fry until golden brown on all sides.


3. Add the garlic and chilli  and continue to fry for a further 2 minutes, turning.

4. Drain the broccoli very well then add to the pan with the bacon mixture. Stir well, partially cover and cook for 5 minutes, stirring once or twice. 


Serve hot.


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Key techniques required to make this recipe


Chop to To cut into pieces of approximately the same size.

Slice to -  To cut food, such as bread, meat, fish or vegetables, into flat pieces of varying thickness.

Freeze/Make ahead


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Main equipment required to make this Recipe


Chopping Knife

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Wooden or Plastic Spoon

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