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Flavors of the season: Broccoli

November 13, 2017

Broccoli! It seems that with frozen options that broccoli is a year round vegetable. But really it is in season October through March. So now is the time to capitalize on broccoli! Broccoli is great as a side dish but also a main meal. And if you can't find reasonably priced broccoli October through March, there are ways to make frozen broccoli taste good!

 

But did you know broccoli is high in fiber, vitamin K, vitamin C, iron and potassium? Also, broccoli contains more protein than most vegetables. Making broccoli a really great option for breakfast, lunch and dinner! Below is a collection of really great broccoli recipes. I hope this post inspires you to think about how to incorporate more broccoli into your meals.  Follow my blog on Bloglovin.

 

RECIPES

 

Broccoli Rigatoni. This is a great main course dish that can be used for meatless Monday's or any day of the week when you are looking to cut down on meat consumption. Click here to get the recipe. 

 

Chickpea Broccoli & Pomegranate Salad. What a great way to serve a light main dish while incorporating protein packed chickpeas but also in season pomegranates and broccoli. Yogurt & tahini are the dressing. Serve with a toasted crunchy Italian bread and dinner is served! Click here for the recipe.

 

Vegetarian Broccoli Cheese Pie. This is a crust-less quiche recipe but sounds so good!Serve with an arugula salad and dinner is compete!  Click here to get the recipe. 

 

 

The best broccoli of your life! So says Erren's Kitchen. She claims it is A delicious side dish that's quick and easy to prepare and t makes a great accompaniment to meat, poultry or fish. Click here is the recipe - who am I to disagree? 

 

 

Broccoli Cheese Bake. This recipe is not for the faint of heart! It has milk and cheese. So if trying to follow a low-fat diet or have dairy allergies, you'll need to make some substitutions. But the idea is still fabulous! Click here for the recipe. 

 

 I hope this post inspired you to put more broccoli into your everyday meals. Follow my blog on Bloglovin.

 

 

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