Broccoli is a vegetable worth craving. A far cry from limp, insipid steamed broccoli as part of school lunch, properly cooked broccoli recipes are crunchy side to accompany your meal. Broccoli florets can be added to a beef and broccoli stir-fry raw, but if you want to cut down on the cooking time you can blanch them first. Broccoli recipes get a big boost in richness from its natural pairing of cheddar cheese. From a simple stir-fry to steamed broccoli done right, we've rounded up our favorite broccoli recipes.
Sirio Maccioni, the well-known restaurateur of Le Cirque fame, has been acknowledged for creating this dish. Get the recipe for Pasta Primavera »
Comforting and creamy spaghetti primavera is easy to whip up in a flash. Use the freshest broccoli and tomatoes for a stunning add of color and flavor to a simple dish. Get the recipe for Spaghetti Primavera »
This simple stir-fry is flavored with soy sauce, ginger, and rice wine. Get the recipe for Stir-Fried Beef with Broccoli »
Sun-dried tomatoes, toasted pine nuts, and a splash of champagne vinegar add a bright punch to a simple side dish of steamed broccoli. Get the recipe for Steamed Broccoli with Sun-Dried Tomatoes and Pine Nuts »
Broccoli and cheddar are a classic pair; their mellow flavors marry in this creamy casserole, a weeknight staple. Get the recipe for Kellie's Broccoli Casserole
This dish, which pairs beautifully with pork chops, can be made with regular broccoli, broccoli rabe, or romanesco. Get the recipe for Broccoli Strascinati (Broccoli with Garlic and Hot Pepper) »