14 Bold Broccoli Recipes to Make for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
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14 Bold Broccoli Recipes to Make for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Cauliflower’s more colorful cousin, broccoli, is the star of these 14 fantastic recipes. We love that all of them use the florets, stems or leaves — or a little bit of everything — which means that you’ll get the most out of each and every bunch. Less food waste and more bang for your grocery buck is always a good thing in our book. Enjoy!

1. Easy Beef and Broccoli: Upgrade from takeout and stir together this homemade version tonight instead. (via Damn Delicious)

2. Cheesy Broccoli Bacon Quiche: Cheese and broccoli have always made an excellent pairing. Each bite of this tart-quiche fusion is packed with both. (via Savory Simple)

3. Ginger Chicken Meatballs With Chinese Broccoli: Plenty of green onions, ginger and garlic makes you forget that these meatballs are made with lean chicken in lieu of a more flavorful cut. (via Bon Appétit)

4. Roasted Achiote Chicken: Check it out, this recipe costs less than $2 per serving! And even though it’s budget-friendly, it doesn’t skimp in the flavor department one bit. (via Food52)

5. Crispy Broccoli Parmesan Fritters: Fritters are an easy way to fool both kids and adults into eating more veggies. (via Smitten Kitchen)

6. Orecchiette With Sausage, Broccoli and Sun-Dried Tomatoes: Add this easy, one-pot, 30-minute meal to your winter weeknight recipe rotation. The pasta-to-sausage to broccoli ratio is so well-balanced! (via Relishing It)

7. ABCDE: Almond Cream of Broccoli: Healthy eating doesn’t get any easier than this — a batch of this creamy, dairy-free broccoli soup is only a few minutes of minimal effort away. (via Brit + Co)

8. Chicken and Broccoli Rabe Stromboli: Stuffed inside these crispy rolls of homemade Italian bread dough is a hearty combo of chicken, cheese and broccoli. There’s so much good stuff going on that a side of sauce is totally optional. (via Saveur)

9. Broccoli Potato Bacon Hash: Don’t toss those broccoli stems, put them to use in this tasty hash! They cook up to crisp-tender perfection, a wonderful contrast to the creamy potatoes and chewy bacon. (via Steamy Kitchen)

10. Broccoli-Cheddar Soup With Garlic Brown Butter Croutons: If you enjoy Panera’s broccoli-cheddar soup, you have to try this homemade version. Beware, the brown butter croutons are irresistible — there’s a very real chance that they’ll get eaten before they end up on top of your soup! (via Yes to Yolks)

11. Raw Broccoli Hummus: Were’s totally intrigued by this bean-free hummus made with broccoli, zucchini and tahini. (via Ricki Heller)

12. Easy Kale + Broccoli Slaw Rice Bowl: Oh yeah, this healthy rice bowl has it going on. Boost the protein content by topping it with tofu, chicken or shrimp — but trust that it makes a hearty enough meal without. (via Nutritionist in the Kitchen)

13. Broccoli-Pecorino Tart: Frozen puff pastry makes this tart a snap to throw together. Even better, it’s good eats whether you serve it warm or at room temperature. (via Martha Stewart)

14. Broccoli Gratin: This indulgent gratin is a great way to showcase in-season florets. For a change of pace, swap in cauliflower, carrots or any other vegetable you like! (via Williams-Sonoma)

Steamed, sautéed, roasted… what’s your favorite way to prepare broccoli? Let’s chat it up in the comments!