5 Side Dishes Using Broccoli That You Must Try

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Broccoli, part of the cabbage family is usually considered as boring. Let me tell you, it’s just an illusion. Broccoli tastes best if it is cooked right. It can be made much interesting by some of the recipes that you should try if you haven’t.

Just for the information- Broccoli was brought to the other countries by Italians and first cultivated 2000 years ago in Europe. It boosts the immune system, strengthens bones and regulates cell growth and reproduction. Okay! Enough of information now!

Read the healthy recipes here-

Spicy Broccoli Pasta

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Put oil in a pan and heat it. Sauté garlic and add red chillies, pepper and salt. Then, add florets and cook for 2 minutes. After cooking, add boiled pasta and parmesan cheese. Cook for 2 minutes. Voila, here it is! Yummy broccoli pasta is ready to binge on!

Broccoli Salad

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Take a red bell pepper and remove its seeds. Cut it into small squares. Slice across the broccoli stems. Then, peel the celery and chop. Now, mix all the chopped vegetables together. For Dressing- Add lemon juice, white wine vinegar, salt, sugar, mustard, black pepper in a jar and shake well. Now, add this dressing to the vegetables and mix it all. Aah, it is ready! Don’t forget to serve it cool!

Spicy and Tangy Broccoli

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Heat oil in a pan. Then add- mustard, curry leaves, red pepper, asafetida and cumin. Let it cook for a minute. Now, add ginger and garlic. Pan fry for 2 minutes. Add florets and cover it with a lid. After cooking, add salt and tamarind and boil. Enjoy the spicy and tangy broccoli!

Roasted Broccoli

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Preheat oven to 450 degrees F. Cut the broccoli into florets. Peel its stem and slice it. Arrange the florets on a baking sheet. Put some olive oil, garlic, salt, and pepper. Toss it all. Put it in the oven and roast till it’s crispy for 20 minutes. Enjoy the healthy side dish!

Baked Broccoli

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Preheat the oven to 200 degrees C. Boil the florets in salted water for 10 minutes. Boil milk and after boiling, add flour and cheese into it. The, add garlic and nutmeg. Spread the florets in an oven dish. Pour cheese sauce onto it and put some pieces of bread. Pour over some more cheese sauce, black pepper, salt, olive oil and chilli. Bake in the oven for 25-35 minutes. Here it is! Boring florets converted into an interesting side dish!

Get ready with the ingredients to convert your boring broccoli recipes into interesting ones!

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