3 Ways to Make Broccoli

Here are another 3 ways to make broccoli so you can experience this vegetable's delicious taste in different recipes.
3 Ways to Make Broccoli

Last update: 24 December, 2019

As with many foods, there are many ways to make broccoli that aren’t that popular because people often go with the safe bets or the typical recipes they’ve been taught. Therefore, people tend to not experiment a lot with this ingredient in the kitchen.

If you were to conduct a survey of the ways to make broccoli, the results would most likely be monotonous and boring. Unfortunately, vegetables have earned that bad reputation.


At first glance, it may seem very difficult to reconcile the perception between good taste and the different ways to make broccoli. However, it’s not impossible. In fact, it can be much easier than it seems.

You’ll find the ideal balance when you figure out how to combine ingredients. To do this, you need to experiment a bit. And this is precisely what we’ll show you how to do below. Read on to see the many delicious ways to make broccoli!

Ways to Make Broccoli


  1. Broccoli Gratin with Cheese

Pay close attention to this initial recommendation. You’re about to read about a classic combination as far as flavor is concerned. Cheese is the secret ingredient that goes perfectly well with broccoli.

Also, any animal protein can add something different to this recipe, it’s just a matter of trying different things out to see what you like best.


  • 2 cups of broccoli (200 g).
  • 4 strips of bacon (100 g).
  • 5 medium eggs (300 g).
  • 1/2 tablespoon of salt (15 g).
  • 1 tablespoon of mustard (25g).
  • 2 cups of flour (200 g).
  • 2 cups of shredded cheese (200 g).
  • 1 cup of whole fluid milk (110 mL).


  • Boil the broccoli in a pot with water.
  • Once the water boils, take the broccoli out and put aside until it cools, without forgetting to drain the excess water.
  • Then, chop the bacon strips and sauté them in a pan until golden brown.
  • Next, preheat the oven to 250ºC and grease the baking tin.
  • Meanwhile, beat the eggs with the flour, cream, and milk. Mix well, add some salt, mustard. and some grated cheese.
  • Finally, chop the broccoli, pour the mixture you just prepared, and stir well. Once you pour the mix into the baking tin, sprinkle some cheese on top and bake for 30 minutes.

See also: Delicious Broccoli Recipes

  1. Broccoli Frittata

This is another delicious way to make broccoli. This frittata is extremely easy to make and its flavor will surprise you.


  • 1 tablespoon of salt (25 g).
  • 2 cups of broccoli (200 g).
  • 2 red peppers (85 g).
  • 5 medium eggs (300 g).
  • 2 cups of shredded cheese (200 g).
  • 1 tablespoon of butter (25 g).
  • 1 1/2 cups of fluid milk (165 mL).


  • The first thing you have to do is boil the broccoli in a small pot. Then, drain and remove the excess water.
  • Make sure you preheat the oven to 180 °C.
  • Meanwhile, beat the eggs with the milk in a frying pan.
  • Then, add the chopped red peppers, salt, and some cheese.
  • Cook this mixture over low heat for 5 minutes.
  • Remove from heat and take it to the oven so the top finishes cooking. Don’t leave in the oven for more than 15 minutes.

Take a look at this article: Best Way to Eat Broccoli

  1. Classic Broccoli and Chicken Salad

    broccoli and chicken salad

We know, salads are pretty cliché. They’re also all about healthy eating and are rarely promoted with meat combinations, except for chicken and turkey.

The following recipe is all about mixing as many nutrients in the same dish as possible without sacrificing the flavor that only chicken can provide.


  • 2 red peppers (85 g).
  • 2 scallion branches (35 g).
  • 1 tablespoon of curry (25 g).
  • 2 cups of broccoli (200 g).
  • 1 tablespoon of garlic powder (25 g).
  • 1 large chicken breast (225 g).
  • 3 small chopped onions (75 g).


  • The first thing you have to do is boil the broccoli, drain it, and set aside.
  • Then, sauté the chicken breast with salt, green peppers, curry, and garlic in a pan with some vegetable oil until it turns golden brown.
  • In another pan, sear the chopped onions with some red pepper. It’s important to sauté the vegetables well (that way they give off their tempting mouth-watering scents).
  • Finally, we recommend serving this salad warm with a good wine.
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