Broccoli con aglio, peperoncino e acciughe (broccoli cooked with garlic, chilli and anchovy)
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Categories: Kids*leave out chilli, Vegetarian *leave out anchovy, Healthy, Dairy Free, Quick and Easy, Gluten free
Many vegetables can be cooked in this manner particularly greens and anything in the broccoli family.
Recipe type: Contorno (Side dish)
Serves: 4 servings
  1. In a large saute pan, add the olive oil to the pan and heat over medium heat.
  2. When the oil is hot, add the garlic, anchovy, and chilli.
  3. Break up the anchovy with a wooden spoon and when the anchovy has disintegrated, remove the chilli.
  4. Add 50 mls of water to the pan.
  5. Add the broccoli to the pan, sprinkle with salt to taste and cover.
  6. Reduce the heat to low and cook for about 7 minutes. Test the broccoli with a fork to see if it can be pierced easily. If it is not done yet then cover and cook a few more minutes. If it is done, give it a stir, taste to adjust the seasoning, stir again. Serve.
Recipe by Living a Life in Colour at