Broccoli is a one of the best known cruciferous vegetables and enjoyed across the globe in a variety of cuisines. It related to cabbage, kale, cauliflower, and Brussels sprouts. This green stalky vegetable with edible flowers is high in many nutrients, from fiber, vitamin C, vitamin K, iron, and potassium. In addition, it’s also low in calories, providing 31 calories in a 1-cup serving!
To reap the benefits of broccoli, all you gotta do is eat it! You can enjoy it both raw and cooked. You have probably tried broccoli steamed with butter, roasted with olive oil, or in some sort of casserole. However, at Frisky Forks we want to up your broccoli game and change up your normal routine for eating this vegetable! Here are the latest and greatest way to eat broccoli.
10 Brilliant Ways To Use Broccoli:
- Magic Broccoli
This recipe defines the first step in taking broccoli to the next level. It keeps the traditional cooking method of roasting and adds in all of the best toppings into one dish. The added nutty crunch, zesty touch, and Parmesan cheese topping makes this the best new way to roast broccoli. Recipe here.
- Broccoli Tots
Because everything is better enjoyed as a tater tot. Especially when you feel less guilty chowing down on handful after handful. Make it here.
- Broccoli Crust Pizza
Move over cauliflower crust pizza- broccoli crust pizza is the new way to make pizza! This method brings your pizza to the next level with a vibrant green crust. It’s even better this way.
- Broccoli Cheese Bombs
Hiding broccoli inside of warm, gooey, cheese bread makes it taste way better. Trust me. Make it here.
- Broccoli Alfredo Stuffed Shells
Broccoli also taste better stuffed inside a pasta shell with extra cheese sauce. This genius fact is proven here.
- Broccoli & Beef Kebabs
Take that traditional Chinese take-out order to the grill and bring a new life to this dish! Recipe here.
- Chicken and Broccoli Bubble-Up Bake
I either love that this recipe is: 1) called bubble-up bake, 2) only has 3 ingredients, 3) looks easy and delicious. Whatever the reason is, I’m making it here.
- Broccoli Alfredo Tortellini
I love how this recipe incorporates the broccoli seamlessly into the sauce. Instead, of the typical pasta whole florets of broccoli thrown on top. Recipe here.
- Crock Pot Broccoli & Cheese Casserole
Anything made in a crock pot makes life easier and tastes better at the end of a long day. The corn bread stuffing makes this recipe extra uniques giving it an extra savory crunch. Enjoy it here.
- Broccoli Pesto Pasta
Using raw broccoli provides a delicious crunch and blends perfectly into this pesto recipe. By making the pesto with broccoli, it adds in your daily veggies without even trying or noticing! Recipe here.
Now you have the 10 latest and greatest ways to use broccoli. These ideas are quite brilliant, so go grab yourself some broccoli and the ingredients to make one of these today!