Top 10 Broccoli Recipes
Broccoli is acclaimed as a wonder veggie by many nutritionists and health experts – and thankfully it is very, very tasty too! A simple dish of boiled or parboiled broccoli seasoned with salt and pepper is a soul-warming and nourishing food that you will love to eat any day. However, this interesting vegetable can be cooked into many more delectable dishes.
While soups , pastas and baked dishes using broccoli are very common because this vegetable is abundantly used in international cuisine, you will be amazed to note that it lends itself to yummy Indian dishes like parathas and tikkis too.
You'll never have trouble getting the kids to eat their vegetables with this delicious Healthy Broccoli Fried Rice. Bursting with protein power and the goodness of antioxidants this can comfortably be included in at least one meal every day.
Broccoli and onions perked up with spices, herbs and pizza sauce and cheese is a combination that kids and adults can agree on at any meal. This Broccoli Pizza Pie with a refreshing glass of beverage will be your next favorite pick.
Given a choice, kids will say nyaaaaah to broccoli, but these Cheese and Broccoli Tikkis will surely tempt them. Don't forget the nutritional benefits. You can even stuff them in pita pockets and make Broccoli and Cheese Tikkis in Pita Pocket. Also, when broccoli and potato are combined with soy sauce, ginger, garlic and other typical, readily-available oriental ingredients, batter coated and deep fried to make Broccoli and Potato Balls make a great party snack.
Broccoli can even be turned into an offbeat dip that can accompany toasted bread and chips. This Broccoli and Mushroom Dip is not only cheesy but, also chunky because of the chewy broccoli.
Next time you pass by this fibre-rich and nutrient-packed veggie in the market, do make sure you grab one. Always pick a broccoli that is dense and dark green in colour, and not those that are yellowish, brownish or light green in colour. You can make it into satiating dishes like the Broccoli Soup , Baked Potatoes with Broccoli and Red Pepper and Creamy Macaroni with Broccoli , or conjure up a scrumptious snack like the Broccoli and Cheese Balls or Broccoli and Bajra Snack .
These recipes will give you a lot of ideas to enjoy the vibrant colour, unique texture and soothing taste of broccoli.