Broccoli is such a healthy, versatile, and tasty ingredient to add into your meal. It’s got a fun texture and pretty neutral taste, so it’s all about the seasoning and other ingredients. It works well in almost any savory dish, so it’s great to buy a lot of and just throw into whatever you’re making. Broccoli is also perfect for people who don’t love vegetables (yet.) It’s one of the less intense green vegetables, but if you have an especially picky eater on your hands, try putting it in Mac n’ cheese or a stir fry! You can also try out these 15 vegan broccoli recipes —they’re fantastic!
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1. Baked Pasta With Broccoli
Source: Baked Pasta With Broccoli
2. Meal Prep Sesame Tofu Bowls
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Nutritious meal prep sesame tofu bowls. This recipe for Meal Prep Sesame Tofu Bowls by Caroline Doucet is perfect for lunches at school or work. It’s vegan, gluten-free, nut-free and delicious! Packed with vegetables, protein and fiber to satisfy you for hours, while still being flavorful.
3. Cheesy Broccoli Tots With Ranch Dipping Sauce
Think you need potatoes to make perfect tots? These Cheesy Broccoli Tots With Ranch Dipping Sauce by Shea Cope are made by combining black-eyed peas and broccoli, plus nutritional yeast to give it that cheesy flavor. They’re baked, not fried, but they turn out with that perfect texture — crisp on the outside, light and fluffy on the inside. Served with cashew ranch dip, these tots are perfect for any occasion.
4. Creamy Green Broccoli Soup
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Soups have so many great benefits. They are quick to make, you can pack and hide tons of vegetables in them and if blended, they are pre-digested which makes them easier to absorb. Looking for a great recipe? Try this Creamy Green Broccoli Soup by Olivia Budgen!
5. Quinoa Pilaf with Spicy Tempeh and Broccoli
Quinoa served with spicy and delicious tempeh and broccoli is a filling and delicious meal for any time. In this dish, fluffy quinoa pilaf is topped with tempeh and broccoli making it a protein and flavor packed. You have to try Pavani Nandula‘s Quinoa Pilaf with Spicy Tempeh and Broccoli!
6. Black Lentil Charred Broccoli Shepherd’s Pie
This Black Lentil Charred Broccoli Shepherd’s Pie by Stephanie McKinnie is an extremely warm and comforting entree. This unique take on shepherd’s pie captures the essence of the classic version minus the meat. The charred broccoli is bursting with flavor and it adds to the overall savory essence of the dish. The lentils provide protein and deliver a heartiness facet while the mashed potatoes deliver the comforting component.
7. Broccoli Pepper Curry
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8. Broccoli Flatbread
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Tried and tested a handful of times, this Broccoli Flatbread recipe by Anhelo Escalante will become a regular favorite. It’s just such a simple recipe and is a perfect alternative to bread. Straight out the oven or popped into the toaster, this recipe is full of goodness. This Broccoli Flatbread is gluten free, low in carbohydrates, refined sugar free, egg free making it 100% vegan, as well as incredibly delicious. The texture is perfect, and the ingredients hold well together without falling apart. This recipe is quick and easy and only uses a handful of ingredients. What you’re left with is a perfectly healthy flatbread, packed with amazing nutritional benefits (not to mention flavor).
9. Broccoli Couscous
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10. Broccoli and Portobello ‘Beef’
Source: Broccoli and Portobello ‘Beef’
Traditional broccoli beef gets a healthy, whole foods makeover in this recipe that uses mushrooms instead of beef. Portobello mushroom caps are sliced into strips and marinated in an umami sauce that gives them a savory flavor and then sautéed until they’re tender and meaty. Sautéed broccoli adds a fresh flavor and crisp texture that completes the meal. You have to try Angel McNall‘s Broccoli and Portobello ‘Beef!’
11. Vegetable Korma
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Nikki and Zuzana‘s Vegetable Korma curry is sweet, mildly spicy, creamy…and super tasty. Plus there is a super quick and easy “curry paste” that is great to have one hand when you are short on time. It has broccoli, sweet potato, and carrots, but you can add in whatever you’d like really. This vegetable korma is so cozy and delicious––perfect for fall!
12. Roasted Charred Broccoli With Peanuts
Raymund Macaalay‘s Roasted and Charred Broccoli with Peanuts is quite simple, a really good appetizer or side dish, it’s so tasty thanks to the roasting process that brings out the nutty sweet flavor of broccoli.
13. 15-Minute Tempura Vegetables With Chili Dipping Sauce
People often consider tempura a difficult dish to create, however, it is in fact incredibly easy, with just a few simple ingredients required. The trick to creating the perfect light yet crispy batter is using sparkling, carbonated water that is ice cold. Use vegetables that need minimal preparation, such as button mushrooms and broccoli, to save time. 15 Minute Vegan: Fast, Modern Vegan Cooking‘s 15-Minute Tempura Vegetables With Chili Dipping Sauce is amazing!
14. Broccoli-Stuffed Baked Sweet Potato With Cashew Cream Chive Sauce
This is such a wonderful potato creation! Sweet potatoes are already so full of flavor, and then they get packed with broccoli and a homemade cashew cream chive sauce to take this dish over the top! Enjoy this Broccoli-Stuffed Baked Sweet Potato With Cashew Cream Chive Sauce by What the Health, Kip Andersen and Keegan Kuhn with Eunice Wong as a lunch dinner, or even appetizer.
15. Creamy Coconut Curry Noodles
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This vegan red curry is fantastic! So flavorful and delicious! These one-pot Creamy Coconut Curry Noodles by Lenny Wu are basically heaven in your mouth –– creamy, spicy, savory, you-name-it. Cook up a batch for your dinner meal prep!
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