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24 Broccoli Recipes That Will Blow Your Mind!

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Calling all broccoli enthusiasts and skeptics alike! Get ready for an exciting culinary journey featuring the versatile and nutritious powerhouse—broccoli. We’ve gathered 24 incredible recipes that cater to both broccoli lovers and haters, aiming to change perceptions and inspire taste buds.

Whether you’re on a mission to overcome your dislike of broccoli or simply seeking new ways to enjoy this nutritious vegetable, we’ve got you covered. From hearty soups and refreshing salads to mouthwatering tray-bakes, stir-fries, and comforting casseroles, there’s something for everyone. Packed with essential vitamins A, C, and K, folate, potassium, and iron, broccoli is a true champion of healthy eating. So, let’s dive in and discover the delicious possibilities that await. Get ready to chow down and embark on a flavorful adventure with these delectable broccoli recipes that will even win over the kids!

Shrimp & Broccoli with Noodles

overhead shot of aqua bowl of low FODMAP shrimp and broccoli with noodles; chopsticks on top of edge of bowl
Shrimp & Broccoli with Noodles. Photo credit: Dédé Wilson.

This recipe for Shrimp and Broccoli with Noodles came together as a quick weeknight dinner. Combining shrimp, red bell peppers, broccoli, broad rice noodles and oyster sauce, you can get dinner on the table in about 20 minutes. The pretty, textured sesame garnish shown in the images is gomasio. Get the recipe for Shrimp & Broccoli with Noodles.

Orange Chicken & Broccoli

Orange Chicken & Broccoli Bowl 2
Orange Chicken & Broccoli. Photo credit: Annie Martin.

This recipe calls for their vegetable broth, and you can use homemade or purchased. The sauce is made with the broth, orange juice, brown sugar, soy sauce, and toasted sesame oil. For the chicken thighs, we recommend skinless, boneless chicken thighs. Get the recipe for Orange Chicken & Broccoli.

Chicken, Cheese & Broccoli Twice-Baked Potatoes

These over-stuffed potatoes are perfect for a light meal, dinner, or lunch, served alongside a big green salad with a nice sharp vinaigrette. You do need cooked chicken, and if you haven’t gotten into the habit of roasting a whole chicken every week to have on hand, we encourage you to do so. Get the recipe for Chicken, Cheese & Broccoli Twice-Baked Potatoes.

Quick Pasta with Chicken & Broccoli

Low FODMAP Quick Pasta with Chicken, Broccoli & Goat Cheese in a wooden bowl with antique fork alongside
Quick Pasta with Chicken & Broccoli. Photo credit: Dédé Wilson.

Toss cooked pasta with garlic-infused oil, cooked chicken, cooked broccoli (that you simultaneously cook in the pasta water), goat cheese, Parm and lots of black pepper. Dinner comes together in about the time it takes to cook the pasta. Get the recipe for Quick Pasta with Chicken & Broccoli.

Creamy Chicken Broccoli Pasta Bake (Dump & Bake)

Creamy Chicken Broccoli Pasta Bake. Photo credit: Emmeline Kemperyd.

This Creamy Chicken Broccoli Pasta Bake is an easy dump-and-bake dinner that’s ready to eat in less than 90 minutes. But don’t worry – you’ll only be actually cooking for 10 minutes! Loaded with broccoli, chicken and cheese this is comfort food at its best – with a heathier twist. Get the recipe for Creamy Chicken Broccoli Pasta Bake.

Savory Ham & Cheese Bread Pudding

overhead of savory bread pudding in white oval casserole with broccoli and tomato
Savory Ham & Cheese Bread Pudding. Photo credit: Dédé Wilson.

Savory bread pudding? You bet! With ham, cheese, eggs, and juicy tomatoes. Get the recipe for Savory Ham & Cheese Bread Pudding.

Mini Frittatas Your Way

Mini Frittatas Your Way. Photo credit: Dédé Wilson.

What is better than a frittata? A whole bunch of miniature frittatas, each one flavored and with ad in of your preference. It is just as easy to make a mixed batch, so why not? These can go in the freezer and then you will have quick and easy weekday breakfasts. Get the recipe for Mini Frittatas Your Way.

Instant Pot Beef And Broccoli

Instant Pot Beef & Broccoli. Photo credit: Corrie Cooks.

This Instant Pot Beef And Broccoli is the most popular recipe on Corrie Cooks, and it’s gonna be one of your favorite Instant Pot recipes for sure! I’m a huge fan of Asian cuisine! I love the combination of sweet and salty, tender meat, and vegetables, and I am crazy about the sauces! So there are lots of recipes to satisfy my taste buds, but I always return to this classic beef & broccoli. Get the recipe for Instant Pot Beef & Broccoli.

Quinoa Stuffed Peppers With Broccoli

Quinoa Stuffed Peppers With Broccoli. Photo credit: Karen Kelly.

These gluten-free Quinoa Stuffed Peppers with Broccoli are light, flavorful and filling. The quinoa is packed with protein and will keep you full. Get the recipe for Quinoa Stuffed Peppers With Broccoli.

Instant Pot Broccoli Cheddar Soup

Instant Pot Broccoli Cheddar Soup. Photo credit: Meeta Arora.

This delicious Instant Pot Broccoli Cheddar Soup can be ready in minutes, and is just like Panera’s classic soup. With the goodness of broccoli and carrots, this creamy cheesy soup is so comforting, the whole family will love it! Get the recipe for Instant Pot Broccoli Cheddar Soup.

Broccoli Smoothie with Carrot & Pineapple

Broccoli Smoothie with Carrot & Pineapple. Photo credit: Emmeline Kemperyd.

Get your  5-a-day in one glass with this delicious, quick and easy broccoli smoothie recipe. Filled with lemon, ginger and pineapple flavor you won’t even taste the broccoli. Make it with fresh or frozen broccoli – just use what you have. Get the recipe for Broccoli Smoothie with Carrot & Pineapple.

Perfect Air Fryer Broccoli

Perfect Air-Fryer Broccoli. Photo credit: Meeta Arora.

This easy Air fryer Broccoli takes just 10 minutes to make. It is tender with roasted edges and so delicious. A perfect healthy side dish that the whole family will love. Get the recipe for Perfect Air-Fryer Broccoli.

Korean Beef & Broccoli

Korean Beef & Broccoli. Photo credit: Lisa MarcAurele.

The bold flavors of a sweet and spicy sauce complement tender ground beef and veggies in this Korean beef and broccoli dish. It’s perfect for a quick weeknight meal or a casual dinner party. Get the recipe for Korean Beef & Broccoli.

Cauliflower Broccoli Bake with Alfredo 

Cauliflower Broccoli Bake with Alfredo. Photo credit: Karen Kelly.

Craving some creamy goodness? This gluten-free Cauliflower Broccoli Bake with Alfredo will satisfy your cheesy cravings – and happens to be keto. It’s packed with cauliflower rice, broccoli, Alfredo sauce, and parmesan cheese. Serve it as a side dish, or make it a full meal by adding in some chicken. Get the recipe for Cauliflower Broccoli Bake with Alfredo.

Broccoli Salad with Bacon

Broccoli Salad with Bacon. Photo credit: Lisa MarcAurele.

Packed full of crunchy vegetables and savory bacon, this broccoli salad with bacon is sure to be a hit. It is an easy, delicious side dish for any meal. Get the recipe for Broccoli Salad with Bacon.

Quick Broccoli Lentil Stir Fry

Quick Broccoli Lentil Stir Fry. Photo credit: My Pure Plants.

This is the quickest and easiest lentil stir-fry. Tender lentils, crunchy broccoli florets, and sweet corn served with turmeric rice for a real burst of color. If you follow this recipe, you will have a healthy, filling and colorful lunch or dinner within 20 minutes on the table. Get the recipe for Quick Broccoli Lentil Stir Fry.

Broccoli Paratha

Broccoli Paratha. Photo credit: Meeta Arora.

Broccoli paratha is a nutritious and delicious variation of stuffed paratha made with a spicy and savory broccoli filling. Serve these broccoli parathas for breakfast with pickle and yogurt. Get the recipe for Broccoli Paratha.

Tofu Broccoli Stir Fry

Tofu Broccoli Stir Fry. Photo credit: Meeta Arora.

Enjoy this quick & easy Vegan Tofu Broccoli Stir Fry recipe for a wholesome, restaurant-style Asian meal! Crispy tofu is cooked with tender broccoli in an aromatic flavorful sauce, then topped with sesame seeds, and served over rice. Get the recipe for Tofu Broccoli Stir Fry.

Broccoli & Mushroom Salad

Broccoli And Mushroom Salad. Photo credit: Iryna of Lavender & Macarons.

This Broccoli & Mushroom Salad recipe features some of my favorite ingredients: Shiitake mushrooms, fresh crunchy broccoli, Kalamata olives, and amazing red onion vinaigrette. So healthy, clean, and perfect for a light dinner, a colorful side, or meal prep. Get the recipe for Broccoli And Mushroom Salad.

Roasted Broccoli Sweet Potato Soup

Roasted Broccoli Sweet Potato Soup. Photo credit: My Pure Plants.

Making this creamy broccoli and sweet potato soup cannot be easier. Roasting all the veggies in the oven and blend them together to make a delicious, creamy soup. This veggie soup is seasoned with ginger; the spicy, peppery aroma goes perfectly with both broccoli and sweet potato. Get the recipe for Roasted Broccoli Sweet Potato Soup.

Thai Curry Fried Rice with Broccoli

Thai Curry Fried Rice with Broccoli. Photo credit Emmeline Kemperyd.

Skip the takeout Thai food and make this Thai Curry Fried Rice recipe – an easy meal you can make at home in just 15 minutes (prep included!)! With subtle authentic Thai flavors from fish sauce, Thai curry paste, cashew nuts, lime and cilantro and the option to kick up the spice a notch with some Sriracha sauce. Get the recipe for Thai Curry Fried Rice with Broccoli.

Easy Air Fryer Broccoli Frittata

Easy Air Fryer Broccoli Frittata. Photo credit: Meeta Arora.

A delicious high-protein frittata made in the air fryer for a perfect low-carb breakfast! This is a versatile recipe that is easy to make and can be changed to use a variety of mix-ins. Vegetarian and gluten-free! Get the recipe for Easy Air Fryer Broccoli Frittata.

Kielbasa & Veggies Sheet Pan Dinner

Sheet Pan Kielbasa and Veggies. Photo credit: Iryna of Lavender & Macarons.

This Sheet Pan Kielbasa and Veggies is a quick and fuss-free dinner recipe for busy weeknights. Just dump all of the ingredients on a cooking tray and bake. This recipe can be made with regular sausages and any vegetables you have in your fridge. Get the recipe for Sheet Pan Kielbasa and Veggies.

Healthy Broccoli Veggie Soup

Healthy Broccoli Veggie Soup. Photo credit: Iryna of Lavender & Macarons.

Healthy Broccoli Veggie Soup that is brimming with delicious flavor. A bowl of this soup is great for lunch or dinner. If you’re looking for hearty, easy soup that is loaded with vegetables, this recipe is for you! Get the recipe for Healthy Broccoli Veggie Soup.

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Instant Pot Chicken Noodle Soup. Photo Credit: Dédé Wilson.

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