Broccoli Recipes You’ll Want to Make for Dinner
If your childhood memories of broccoli were of some sort of green mulch served up by a canteen cook it’s time to give it another try. Because not only can broccoli be a delicious addition to breakfast, lunch or dinner (if you cook it right) but it’s also being hailed as a superfood!
According to dietician Alison Hornby” “it contains many nutrients, such as folate, soluble and insoluble fibre, vitamins C and A, and calcium, which are needed for numerous functions in the body.”
Still not convinced? You will be once you’ve scrolled through this list of ten delicious ways to eat broccoli!
Roasted Broccoli and Cauliflower Pasta with Parmesan, Lemon and Garlic
This pasta recipe is the perfect choice if you’re in a hurry because it takes less than 30 minutes to prepare and cook and it’s so full of veggies (16 cups to be precise!) that you don’t need to add a side!
Make sure you pay close attention to Shelley’s tips for roasting the perfect veggies.
One Skillet Chicken and Broccoli
If you’re a skillet fan then this is the broccoli recipe for you. This chicken dish has a creamy garlic mushroom sauce that’s simply delicious and you’ll have it on the table in less than 20 minutes.
Creamy Broccoli Pistachio Soup
How about taking that broccoli and combining it with pistachios to make a delicious soup that’s packed full with vitamin C and antioxidants?
You could serve this soup for lunch or as a dinner party starter, it freezes really well too so it’s a great make ahead recipe.
Instant Pot Beef and Broccoli
via Savory Tooth
This broccoli recipe is quick and easy to make in your Instant Pot and if you are looking for more meal prep recipes you’ll be pleased to hear that you can double the recipe for a week’s worth of lunches or dinners.
Chicken and Shrimp Stir Fry with Broccoli
via Low Carb Yum
If you are on a Paleo diet right now you’ll want to check out this recipe because it’s AIP Paleo, Keto and low carb friendly.
Lisa uses an alternative to Soy sauce in this recipe that you might not have come across before and it tastes great.
Pasta Con Broccoli
This deliciously creamy pasta dish is perfect for date night, but you might be surprised to learn that it’s kid approved too. Melanie’s two year old daughter loved it so much she asked for seconds!
Low Carb Broccoli Fritters with Cheddar Cheese
via Low Carb Maven
If you’re struggling to get your kiddos to eat their greens try surprising them… with broccoli for breakfast!
These fritters are super quick and easy to make (which breakfast needs to be right??) and they’ll keep everyone’s tummies full until lunch!
Last Minute Dinner Lemon Broccoli Pasta Skillet
You know those days when it all goes to pot and you just can’t even think about making dinner? Don’t call for takeout, give this recipe a try instead. Seriously it takes less than 20 minutes to prep and cook and it’s healthy and delicious.
Crustless Broccoli Cheddar Quiche with Bacon
via Low Carb Maven
Here’s another way to eat broccoli for breakfast, as a delicious quiche paired with cheddar and bacon! If you’re eating Keto then it’s the perfect way to make the most of your new found love for eggs!
Roasted Broccoli, Chicken and Cheddar Quinoa Bake
via Domesticate Me
If you are craving comfort food then this one is for you. A hearty quinoa bake with veggies and ooey gooey cheddar cheese!