Broccoli, Blue Cheese and Pine Nut Salad Recipe

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  • Vegetarian
Serves4+
SkillEasy
Preparation Time10 mins
Cooking Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Nutrition Per PortionRDA
Calories350 Kcal18%
Fat30 g43%
Saturated Fat9 g45%

Ingredients

  • 700g (1lb 9oz) broccoli
  • 100g (4oz) blue cheese, thinly sliced
  • 2tbsp toasted pine nuts

for the dressing

  • 4tbsp olive oil
  • juice 1 lemon
  • 1 garlic clove, finely chopped
  • 1tsp cayenne pepper

Method

  1. Trim the broccoli and break into florets. Cook in boiling, salted water for 6 to 7 minutes until tender. Meanwhile, to make the dressing. whisk all the ingredients together in a bowl and season. Drain the broccoli and plunge it into the dressing, turning to coat. Set aside until cold, turning occasionally.

  2. When the broccoli is cold, divide it among four serving plates with the blue cheese and pine nuts. Drizzle over any dressing left in the bowl and serve straight away.