Broccolini with chilli, lemon and ricotta

AT A GLANCE

  • Serves 8 people

  • 50 ml olive oil
  • 1 Spanish onion, thinly sliced
  • 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 1 long red chilli, thinly sliced
  • 500 gm broccolini, trimmed
  • Finely grated rind of 1 lemon, juice of ½
  • 120 gm firm ricotta, crumbled
01   Heat oil in a frying pan over medium heat, add onion and garlic, stir occasionally until tender (10 minutes). Add chilli, stir occasionally until starting to caramelise (3-5 minutes).
02   Meanwhile, blanch broccolini in boiling salted water until tender (2-3 minutes), drain well, add to pan with lemon rind and juice, season to taste, toss to combine, scatter with ricotta and serve hot.
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