Purple Sprouting Broccoli with Anchovy Herb Butter

Purple Sprouting Broccolli with Anchovy Herb Butter

Purple sprouting broccoli , so pretty you want to pop it in a vase , tender stems and floury ferrous tips .

Pretty Purple Sprouting Flowers

Inspired by my Lunch at the Larder decided made up a batch of anchovy and parsley butter

Anchovy Herb Butter

Anchovy & Parsley Butter

50g of butter
2 tbsp of finely chopped parsley
2tbsp of finely chopped anchovies
Salt and Pepper

  1. Mix together all the ingredients
  2. Form into a cylindrical shape
  3. Wrap in greaseproof paper and leave in the freezer for at least a hour
  4. Slice portions off as required using a warm knife

Its a great way to use up worn out herbs or garlic . The butter can stay in the freezer and sliced off with a warm knife to melt enticingly over fish , a steak or roasted potatoes .


Purple Sprouting Broccoli with Anchovy Herb Butter

My tip for cooking purple sprouting would be that it much be steamed the second you try and boil it it loses all its colour A portion of the butter warmed in a pan with a squeeze of fresh lemon juice and poured over the freshly steamed kale proved a delectable treat for a evening at home

I have just had a food-related argument with my boyfreind who claims
that simply purple sprouting broccoli does not a meal make . I beg
to differ and hope he hasn’t noticed the last post of Grilled lettuce)

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One Response to Purple Sprouting Broccoli with Anchovy Herb Butter

  1. Pingback: Pasta with wild garlic , purple sprouting broccoli , chilli and anchovies « Girl Interrupted Eating

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