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Broccolini with chilli, garlic and lemon

Simplicity is always a winner when it comes to vegetables.

By Lisa Featherby
  • Serves 4
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Broccolini with chilli, garlic and lemon
Eating your greens has never been so easy (or tasty). We like our broccolini gently stir-fried with chilli, garlic and anchovies, with a squeeze of lemon for brightness.


  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, thinly sliced
  • 2 birdseye chillies (seeds optional), thinly sliced
  • 4 anchovy fillets, coarsely chopped
  • 350 gm broccolini, trimmed
  • Juice of ½ lemon, plus halves to serve


  • 1
    Heat oil in a frying pan over medium-high heat, add garlic and chilli and stir-fry until garlic is light golden but not burnt (20-30 seconds). Add anchovy and stir to break up, then add broccolini and 1 tbsp water.
  • 2
    Cover and cook until tender (6-10 minutes; or according to taste). Season to taste and squeeze over lemon to serve.