Broccoli alla nostra maniera

Broccoli with anchovies and capers   Our original home cooking

Broccoli can be cooked in countless ways. This is a very simple and easy to do recipe, the preferred in my family, in which we combine broccoli with capers and anchovies in oil. Recipe for the Mediterranean diet. Calories are included too.

Ingredients / Serves 2

  • 450g (1 pound) frozen calabrese broccoli
  • 1 tablespoon capers in vinegar
  • 1 anchovy fillets in oil
  • 2 teaspoons extra virgin olive oil
  • Salt
  • Time:
    preparation: 5 minutes
    cooking: 30 minutes
    total: 35 minutes
  • Difficulty:
    easy recipe
  • How many calories in a serving?
    Calories: 128 (kcal) 7 % GDA (*)- 535 (kJ)
    Protein: 8.4 (g) 17 % GDA
    Total fat: 6.6 (g) 10 % GDA
    Total carbohydrate: 8.7 (g) 4 % GDA
    Sugars: 8.5 (g) 10 % GDA

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Recipe for broccoli with anchovies and capers

Preparation and cooking

  • - Steam frozen broccoli until tender, about 10 minutes.
  • - Put olive oil, anchovies, capers and steamed broccoli in a non-stick frying pan.
  • - Season to taste with salt and cook over medium heat, stirring now and then with a wooden spoon, few minutes, to flavor all ingredients.

Just before serving

  • - Serve your broccoli side dish hot or warm.



  • - Calabrese broccoli is a type of broccoli with a single, compact, dense head similar to a cauliflower but colored in green.
  • - If you prefer crisp vegetables, you can reduce steaming time and avoid stirring broccoli in the pan many times.

Menu planning

  • - It's the ideal side dish to accompany steamed salmon, fishballs, every fish without sauce, grilled meat, roast beef, hamburgers ...
  • - You can make it all year round with frozen broccoli and in cold months with fresh ones.