Roast the sweet baby broccoli 16-20 minutes until fork tender, depending on the thickness of the sweet baby broccoli.
In the meantime, Add the drained piquillo peppers, slivered almonds (less 1 tbsp), olive oil, garlic clove, apple cider vinegar, paprika, parsley, salt, and red pepper flakes to a food processor or blender. Blend until smooth.
To serve, add the sweet baby broccoli to a serving dish. Top with 1 tablespoon of slivered almonds, shaved parmesan (optional), and either top with romesco sauce or serve on the side.
The leaves are edible, so there's no need to remove them
Trim the stems if they are particularly thick so that everything is evenly cooked
Sweet baby broccoli is a hybrid between broccoli and Chinese kale - this tasty vegetable has been incredibly popular since it was first introduced to the US by Mann Packing, under the catchy name 'Broccolini'. It's a star ingredient in a lot of vegetable dishes as well as a delicious side.