Broccoli and Hemp Hearts with Chimichurri
Hemp hearts are the soft inner part of hemp seeds after removing the outer shell. They are cream and green-coloured and come from the Cannabis sativa L. plant (contains no THC, the psychoactive part of cannabis). These little seeds are packed with protein, containing 9.5 g per 30 g, and have a glycaemic load of 0 in 3 tablespoons. This is a great addition to your pantry and should definitely be a staple! This recipe showcases how easy it is to incorporate hempseeds into a dish.
Portion size: 1 cup
Prep time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 15 minutes
Pestle and mortar / stick blender Cutting board Knife
Medium pot Serving dish
Chimichurri 2 cloves fresh garlic 5 stems fresh parsley 5 sprigs fresh thyme 1 cup rocket 5 stems chives 4 tbsp Liviana™ CBD-Infused Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1 tbsp lemon juice Salt and pepper Broccoli 1 medium head broccoli 5 tbsp hemphearts
- Add all of the ingredients for the chimichurri into a pestal and morter. Crush until combined, but still chunky. Taste for seasoning.
- Cut the broccoli up into small florets (approximately 2.5 x 2.5 cm). Cook in water for 3 minutes, then shock by putting the broccoli florets immediately into ice cold water. This will stop the cooking process and ensure nutrient-dense and vibrantly green veggies.
- Place the broccoli into a serving dish. Sprinkle generously with hemphearts and the chimichurri.
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