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Gino D'Acampo's warm Bellaverde broccoli with mint and goat's cheese

Gino D'Acampo's warm Bellaverde broccoli with mint and goat's cheese

Who better than one of our favourite celebrity chefs to show us how to make a fantastic meal in under 10 minutes flat?

  • Preparation: 5 mins
  • Cooking: 4 mins
  • Serves: 4

What you need:

  • 400g bellaverde® broccoli
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 6 fresh mint leaves
  • 60ml/4tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 30ml/2tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 100g/4oz goats cheese
  • 45ml/3tbsp pine nuts, toasted
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper

What you do:

  1. Wash the bellaverde and trim the base of the spear. Cook in a saucepan with salted boiling water for 4 mins until just tender. Drain and then rinse in cold water to cool slightly, then, drain again.
  2. In the meantime finely chop the garlic and the mint together and place in a large bowl. Pour in the oil and the balsamic vinegar and mix until well combined.
  3. Add the warm bellaverde to the bowl with the dressing. Season with salt and pepper and toss all together until evenly coated. Place on a serving plate. Crumble over the goat cheese and scatter over the pine nuts and serve.

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