Simple Broccoli with Roasted Garlic, Toasted Hazelnuts, and Lemon

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Serves 4

  • 2 heads of broccoli
  • 1/2 cup hazelnuts
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 3-6 garlic cloves, peeled
  • Juice from 1 lemon
  • sea salt
  1. Cut off broccoli florets into bite-sized pieces.
  2. Toast hazelnuts (good to do a big batch ahead of time!). Roughly chop.
  3. Steam broccoli: fill a saucepan with a few inches of water, fit with a steamer basket, bring to a simmer. Add broccoli florets, sprinkle with sea salt, and cover for about 5-7 minutes until bright green. You should be able to easily pick up with a fork.
  4. In another saucepan, heat up olive oil over medium heat, add garlic cloves and stir occasionally until garlic turns golden brown.
  5. Take off heat, add lemon juice, a sprinkle of salt, and chopped toasted hazelnuts. Stir to combine.
  6. Place broccoli in a serving bowl, pour oil and nut mixture over broccoli and enjoy!

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