Tenderstem® Broccoli with Ricotta, Lemon & Shaved Parmesan

Tenderstem® Broccoli with Ricotta, Lemon & Shaved Parmesan

In this recipe, the creamy ricotta is cut through by the zingy lemon juice. Underpinning these contrasting flavours is the sweet nuttiness of Tenderstem® broccoli.

Preparation time

5 minutes

Cooking time

5 minutes



Dietary requirements

  • Gluten free
  • Nut free
  • Vegetarian

Nutritional information per serving

  • kcal 220
  • Fat 18g Medium
  • Saturates 6g Medium
  • Carbs 2.8g
  • Sugars 2.3g Low
  • Fibre 3g
  • Protein 10.1g
  • Salt 0.42g Low
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  1. Steam the Tenderstem® broccoli for 3-4 minutes until just tender.

  2. While the Tenderstem® broccoli is cooking gently break the ricotta into lumps and shave the parmesan into nice curls.

  3. Put the hot Tenderstem® broccoli onto plates and dot ricotta over the top. Sprinkle on the lemon zest and squeeze over some lemon juice. Scatter the parmesan over each serving. Drizzle with the olive oil, sprinkle with salt, grind on some black pepper and serve.

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Nutrition information for Tenderstem® broccoli is based on lab analysis of the raw product commissioned by Tenderstem® broccoli. Please note, nutrition may vary due to origin, methods of storage and preparation, and freshness.

Nutrition analysis of recipes featured on the Tenderstem® broccoli website is calculated by a registered dietitian using McCance and Widdowson's The Composition of Foods, Seventh Edition, but may vary slightly depending on the specific ingredients used. Analyses do not include optional ingredients or suggested accompaniments unless specific amounts are given. If there is a range in the amount of an ingredient, the smaller amount is used. When a recipe lists a choice of ingredients, the first is used.