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Broccoli with TĀwari honey, lemon & butter sauce


Prepare the broccoli by cutting into florets. Trim the stem and slice into pieces as well.

Heat water in a double boiler steamer, or using a bamboo steamer. Place the broccoli florets in the steamer and cook for 5 minutes until tender, but still bright green. Alternatively, place in a microwaveable dish, cover and cook on HIGH for 4 minutes.

Heat the honey, lemon juice and butter together in a small saucepan over a low heat, until melted together. Season with pepper and salt to taste.

When broccoli cooked pour over the honey and butter mix and toss together to cover the florets. Serve immediately as a side to your main dish.

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Serving size: 80 g

Avg Quantity per serve Avg Quantity per 100g
Energy  112 kJ 140 kJ
Protein 3.0 g 3.8 g
Fat, total 0.4 g 0.5 g
– saturated 0.0 g 0.04 g
Carbohydrate 1.4 g 1.8 g
– sugars 1.4 g 1.8 g
Dietary Fibre 2.7 g 3.4 g
Sodium 5.6 mg 7 mg
Vitamin C 79.2 mg (198% RDI*) 99 mg
 Vitamin B6  0.26 mg (16% RDI*) 0.33 mg
Folate  39 µg (20% RDI*)  49 µg
Potassium 280 mg 350 mg

Source: The Concise New Zealand Food Composition Tables, 14th Edition 2021

Quantities stated above are averages only.

*Recommended Daily Intake (NZ Adult)

timer Total time 20 mins hourglass_empty Prep time 10 mins timer Cook time 10 mins people Serving 6-8 people info_outline Difficulty Easy
  • 2 LeaderBrand Broccoli Heads
  • 2 tbsp Tāwari honey, Mānuka honey or a honey of your choice
  • 100g butter
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • ½ tsp salt and ground black pepper