Broccoli With Hazelnut Butter
- 1 cup hazelnuts toasted
- 6 tablespoons butter cut into 1/2" pieces, room temperature
- Salt to taste
- Freshly-ground black pepper to taste
- 2 pounds broccoli stems peeled
- and cut 1/4"-thick slices, florets cut
- into 1" pieces
Finely grind 1/2 cup hazelnuts in processor. Transfer to large bowl. Add butter and mix with fork until well blended. Season butter mixture to taste with salt and pepper. Coarsely chop remaining 1/2 cup hazelnuts; set aside.
Steam broccoli stems in large pot set over medium heat 3 minutes. Add florets and steam until stems and florets are crisp-tender, about 5 minutes longer. Transfer broccoli to bowl with hazelnut butter. Add reserved 1/2 cup chopped hazelnuts and toss to combine. Season with salt and pepper and serve.
This recipe yields 6 servings.