Add some greens to your meals with these nutritious florets
Everything is more delicious with broccoli! Here are the best broccoli recipes to help you eat more of this healthy vegetable
There has been a growing demand for local and seasonally sourced ingredients according to the GFTR 2022. Don’t settle for just a plain side dish because, with a little creativity, broccoli can be transformed into mouth-watering, delicious meals. So, let’s explore some unique dishes that can be made with this versatile vegetable.
Creamy casserole to warm your soul
This hearty casserole is perfect for a cosy night in. Start by shredding some cooked chicken and add it to a creamy mixture of mushroom soup and mayonnaise. Throw in some broccoli florets and shredded cheddar cheese. Transfer it to a baking dish, pop it into the oven for a good 30 minutes, and voila — your golden brown casserole is ready!
Green up your pasta
Why not make your pasta night a bit more nutritious with some greens? First, cook your pasta of choice, then steam some broccoli florets until they're bright green and tender. In a separate pan, sauté some garlic in olive oil and then mix in some lemon juice, salt and pepper to taste. Toss your pasta and broccoli in the sauce, and you’ve got yourself a nutritious meal for the whole family!
Warm up with a bowl of broccoli potato soup
Satisfy your soup cravings with this quick and easy recipe. Simply sauté onions and garlic in a pot, add diced potatoes and broccoli, then pour in some vegetable broth and let it simmer. Season with salt and pepper to taste, and blend it all together for a creamy, dreamy bowl of comfort. For an added burst of cheesiness, top it off with some grated parmesan.
Make a light and wholesome salad
Here’s how you can make your protein fix more wholesome. Toss together cooked shrimp, a handful of broccoli florets, a slice of red onion, and a dash of tangy dressing. This light, power-packed salad can be enjoyed on its own or as a side dish to add some variety to your meal.
Unleash your creativity with broccoli quiche
This quiche is guaranteed to be a hit the next time you throw a brunch party. All you need to do is mix together some eggs, milk, cheese, sautéed broccoli, and your favourite spices in a bowl. Pour this mixture into a pre-baked pie crust and bake until it’s golden brown. You can eat it hot from the oven or cold from the fridge. Feel free to get creative by adding in some of your favourite veggies or even some diced chicken for that extra protein boost!
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