Purple Sprouting Broccoli Recipe with Peppers and Walnuts

Griddled purple sprouting broccoli with peppers and walnuts

  • serves 2
  • Easy

This vegan-friendly recipe for griddled purple sprouting broccoli with peppers and walnuts is quick and easy to make and under 300 calories


Try this recipe for griddled purple sprouting broccoli, then check out our purple sprouting broccoli in oyster sauce and more purple sprouting broccoli recipes.



  • roasted red peppers from a jar 2 large
  • sweet smoked paprika ½ tsp
  • garlic 1 clove, crushed
  • lemon ½, juiced
  • olive oil
  • purple sprouting broccoli 350g, trimmed
  • walnuts 40g
  • sourdough bread charred to serve


  • Step 1

    Pat the peppers dry and dice them. Toss with the paprika, garlic, lemon juice, 1 tbsp olive oil and season.

  • Step 2

    Blanch the broccoli for 1 minute in a large pan of boiling salted water. Drain, pat dry, then toss the spears with ½ tbsp olive oil. Heat a griddle pan, then char the spears in batches until tender and smoky. When the broccoli is done, tip the walnuts in and toast for 30 seconds, tossing them in the pan.

  • Step 3

    To serve, put the charred broccoli on a plate, crush over the toasted walnuts with your hands, and add the red peppers, drizzling over the paprika oil from the bowl. Serve with some charred bread if you like.

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Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 279
  • Fat 23.3g
  • Saturates 2.9g
  • Carbs 5.8g
  • Fibre 6.7g
  • Protein 8.3g
  • Salt 0.1g