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Roasted Broccoli with Coriander Pesto & Crispy Bacon
Roasted Broccoli with Coriander Pesto & Crispy Bacon

Everything tastes better with bacon, even broccoli, says YOU and Drum food assistant Carmen Petersen. Add a creamy coriander pesto sauce and you have dinner done in under 30 minutes.

Preparation: 10 min
Cooking: 10-15 min
Serves: 2-3



200 g

Eskort Lean Diced Bacon

5 ml

olive oil

10 ml

cumin seeds



1 large head



salt and pepper


lemon juice and rind

5 ml

sesame oil

15 ml

soya sauce


olive oil

45 ml

toasted sesame seeds

Creamy Pesto


60 ml

coriander pesto

15 ml

creamy yoghurt


extra coriander leaves for garnishing


  • Preheat the oven to 190°C.

  • Heat the oil in a pan and fry the bacon until crispy, add the cumin seeds towards the end. Keep aside.


  • Break the broccoli into florets and place on a baking sheet, season with salt and pepper, lemon juice and rind, sesame oil and soya sauce. Mix well. Roast in the oven until almost soft, but still crispy.

  • Arrange on a platter or in a serving bowl, sprinkle the bacon on top as well as the toasted sesame seeds.

Creamy pesto

  • Mix the pesto and yoghurt together. Spoon the pesto over the broccoli and bacon and garnish with coriander leaves.

Recipe Meal Types: - Quick & Easy - Lunch - Dinner
The following product can be used with this recipe:
Eskort Lean Diced Bacon

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