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35 Broccoli Recipes We Can’t Live Without

From tasty entrees to mouthwatering sides, these 35 broccoli recipes are sure to impress.

And they’re so good, even the kids will love them!

Baked Gratin of Cauliflower, Broccoli and Romanesco
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35 Easy Broccoli Recipes

Broccoli is one of the most nutritious vegetables around. It’s also super versatile and works well in almost any dish.

Sure, you could just roast it, then serve it with one of these sauces for broccoli.

But why not get creative? After all, nobody can resist crunchy broccoli salad or creamy broccoli cheddar soup!

So roll up your sleeves, and let’s get cooking!

Broccoli salad

1. Paula Deen’s Broccoli Salad

Looking for a flavorful and healthy salad to add to your summer picnic menu? Look no further than broccoli salad! 

A bowl of this salad packs tons of delightful flavors, textures, and vibrant colors.

It’ll instantly brighten up your dinner table and leave your guests raving for more.

Plus, it’s packed with healthy ingredients that are sure to make you feel good.

2. Roasted Fresh Broccoli

We all know that eating our vegetables is important. But sometimes, it can be hard to find ways to make them taste good. 

Luckily, this roasted broccoli recipe is a lifesaver! Roasting brings out all the sweet overtones of broccoli.

The addition of cheese makes it even more of a delight.

This dish pairs perfectly with almost any meal. It’s so delicious, even the pickiest of eaters will gobble it up.

3. Amish Broccoli Salad

If you’re looking for a new side dish to try at your next cookout, look no further than this Amish broccoli salad. 

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The crunchiness of broccoli and cauliflower melds with the creaminess of the mayo.

And when you add the bacon and cheese, it’s like a party for your tastebuds!

Trust me when I say that it’s sure to be a hit with everyone!

4. Easy Broccoli with Garlic and Lemon

Want a quick and easy healthy treat that’s packed with flavor? Broccoli with garlic and lemon might just be what you’re searching for.

This recipe jazzes up your plain ol’ broccoli with just a few ingredients and a lot of love. The garlic adds a kick of spice, and the lemon adds a zing to the veggie.

It’s the perfect side dish for any meal or a healthy snack to fill your day with delight.

5. Panera Broccoli Cheddar Soup

Who doesn’t love a good bowl of soup, especially when it’s Panera broccoli cheddar soup?

This creamy, cheesy goodness is the perfect comfort food when you feel low. The dreamy, velvety texture feels like a warm hug.

The combination of broccoli, cheese, and carrots is just heavenly!

6. Quick Broccoli and Cheese

Nothing compares to the perfect pairing of cheese and broccoli, especially with an easy recipe like this.

Simmer and steam the broccoli, make your cheese sauce, and pour it over the broccoli once it’s ready.

With just a few ingredients, you’ll have the perfect side dish to any meal.

Whether you want it as a snack or side, this broccoli and cheese is perfect at any time of the day.

7. Garlic Parmesan Roasted Broccoli

Whenever I hear ‘roasted’ and ‘cheese’ in one dish, I instantly know it’ll be great!

I love making this garlic parmesan roasted broccoli because it’s a crowd-pleaser for every potluck. The best part? It’s ready in under 15 minutes.

The roasted goodness sprinkled with cheese balances out the bitter notes of broccoli. The result is a savory, crisp delight with every bite.

8. Creamy Broccoli Salad

This creamy broccoli salad is the perfect blend of fresh, delicious flavors. 

The veggies provide a crunchy contrast to the creaminess of the dressing.

Plus, you can customize it however you like to make it even more hearty and filling.

When you’re craving something flavorful and healthy without all the work, this be will be your go-to!

9. Beef and Broccoli

Beef and broccoli is a classic favorite that’s a staple in our home. It adds a flair of Asian cuisine to the kitchen with its aromatic flavors.

This dish is perfect if you want something healthy and filling for a weeknight meal.

The beef is tender and rich, while the broccoli adds a fresh, crunchy contrast. Serve it on top of a steaming bed of rice, and it’s already bliss on a plate!

10. Chicken and Broccoli Stir-Fry

I’ve been on a bit of a stir-fry kick lately. It’s just so darn easy to make and infinitely customizable.

This chicken and broccoli stir-fry is one of my favorites. The savory sauce pairs perfectly with the crispy broccoli and tender chicken. 

It’s a dish you’ll love digging into again and again.

11. Broccoli Fritters 

Looking for a way to get your broccoli fix? These broccoli fritters are the perfect solution! 

They’re easy to make and packed with nutrition. Plus, this recipe is a great way to use up any leftover broccoli you may have. 

Fry it or bake it, and it’ll still come out just as crispy and tasty. Give it a try!

12. Broccoli Salad with Bacon, Cheddar & Almonds

Summer is the perfect time to enjoy all of your favorite salads, and this broccoli salad is just the ideal addition.

It’s packed with delicious ingredients and tossed together in a tangy sauce.

It’s the perfect dish to bring to BBQ parties. Plus, it’s easy to make and only takes a few minutes to prepare. 

13. Broccoli Cheese Soup

A good bowl of soup has always been my favorite comfort food.

Something about its simplicity and warmth is perfect for those cold days.

This broccoli cheese soup is one of my all-time favorites. It combines the fresh flavors of broccoli with the creamy, cheesy soup base.

A spoonful of this feels like a warm hug on a stressful day.

It’s very simple to make and can be easily customized depending on the toppings you’d like to add.

14. Orecchiette with Sausage and Broccoli

Pasta always comes to mind whenever I want something delicious and satisfying.

That’s why I’m sharing this orecchiette with sausage and broccoli recipe.

The savory sausage, crunchy broccoli, and tender pasta make a delicious combo. Finish it off with a sprinkle of grated cheese!

This pasta recipe comes together quickly and easily but tastes like you worked on it all day.

15. Skillet Ricotta Pasta with Roasted Broccoli

Looking for an insanely delicious dish, but you don’t want to spend hours in the kitchen? I have you covered!

This recipe combines the creamy, mild taste of ricotta with roasted broccoli and pasta.

Every spoonful of this dish feels like a burst of flavors in your mouth.

16. Panda Express Super Greens 

Get your dose of much-needed nutrients with a bowl of this copycat recipe.

The Panda Express Super Greens is packed with healthy ingredients that’ll leave you feeling great.

This is the ideal dish that complements any meal, and it’s really easy! It’s perfect if you want a healthy addition to your regular weeknight meals.

17. Shrimp and Broccoli Lo Mein 

Have you ever tried lo mein? It’s a delicious Chinese recipe made with noodles and an assortment of vegetables or meat. 

While there are many different lo mein recipes, this shrimp and broccoli version is one of my favorites.

The combination of flavors and textures is simply amazing! 

18. Greek Broccoli Pasta Salad

Are you looking for the perfect dish to serve at a BBQ party? Look no further than this Greek broccoli pasta salad!

The salty feta cheese and briny olives blend perfectly with the tender broccoli and chewy pasta.

The flavors meld together with the addition of herb dressing, giving it a kick of tang.

19. Seed & Nutty Broccoli Salad

Make your dinner table pop with the vibrant colors and flavors of this salad dish.

Bite into an array of texture and tenderness from the seeds, nuts, and broccoli. Indulge in the fresh flavors in one bite.

It’s indulgent enough for a holiday dinner but easy enough to make on any weeknight.

20. Baked Frittata with Spaghetti and Broccoli

Do you like spaghetti and broccoli? Then you’ll love this baked frittata recipe!

It’s the perfect dish for a quick and easy weeknight meal that’s packed with nutrition.

Plus, you can customize it with any pasta or veggies to match your liking.

21. Broccoli Shrimp Alfredo 

Indulge in the creamy goodness of this shrimp alfredo with broccoli. This dish is super easy to make, but it tastes like you’ve been slaving in the kitchen.

The tender shrimp contrasts the crunch of broccoli, and every bite of this dish is truly heavenly.

22. Cheesy Chicken Broccoli Casserole

Have you ever been struck by a craving for something and don’t know what it is? You want something soft but also firm.

This cheesy chicken broccoli dish might just be the answer.

The combination of tender chicken and firm broccoli swimming in cheesy goodness is just divine!

23. Baked Broccoli Mac and Cheese 

Nothing beats the hearty feels of indulging in a bowl of mac and cheese.

But the addition of broccoli to the classic recipe makes this dish the ultimate comfort food.

The broccoli adds fresh flavors to the cheesy, gooey mac and cheese. It’s perfect if you want to incorporate veggies into your child’s diet!

24. Roasted Broccoli Salad with Couscous 

Power through the day with a bowl of this healthy, filling salad recipe.

It’s packed with flavors and textures, making it the perfect meal to get you going.

The best part? It’s ready in under 40 minutes, so it’s perfect for busy weekdays.

25. Italian Sausage Bread Recipe with Broccoli Rabe

If you’re looking for a delicious and easy-to-make Italian sausage bread recipe, you’ve come to the right place! 

This recipe is for foodies who love to cook up meals with lots of flavors.

Broccoli rabe makes a great topping for this savory bread, and it’s sure to please any palate. 

26. White Pizza with Broccoli

Reward yourself with this healthy, indulgent homemade pizza with broccoli.

It’s a guilt-free dish featuring cheesy goodness and fresh veggies.

This recipe is a slice of heaven that’ll surely have your tastebuds jumping with delight.

27. Ham, Cheddar, and Broccoli Quiche

If you’ve ever had quiche, you know what a delight it is.

This dish is the perfect make-ahead meal that you can enjoy from breakfast to dinner. A slice of quiche is sure to brighten up your day!

28. Broccoli Ham Cheese Twice Baked Potatoes

You know those days when you just can’t seem to get yourself together? When nothing seems to go right, and you’re feeling down in the dumps? 

Well, I have the perfect pick-me-up for those days: twice-baked potatoes!

These little beauties are packed with flavor, and they’re so easy to make.

Plus, they’re a complete meal all on their own. This dish is a delicious way to turn your day around.

29. Roasted Broccoli Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Add a healthy twist to your regular grilled cheese with this recipe. 

Yes, cheese makes everything better. But the addition of roasted broccoli and sweet red peppers makes it even more delightful.

This grilled cheese sandwich is perfect for parties or a quick, healthy weeknight dinner.

30. Creamy Tuna Broccoli Casserole

Nothing compares to the comforts this casserole dish brings with its rich, creamy flavors. 

The creamy cheese sauce perfectly complements the meaty tuna and the fresh flavors of the broccoli.

A spoonful from this casserole feels like a warm blanket of comfort.

31. Broccoli Cheese Egg Muffins

I love the warm feeling of biting into a freshly-baked muffin. If you’re like me, you’ll love this recipe!

A bite of this fluffy goodness is a great way to start your day. The combination of cheese, broccoli, eggs, and yogurt is just divine.

32. Sheet Pan Parmesan Crusted Chicken and Broccoli

A great meal doesn’t have to be complicated or time-consuming. This dish is a family-friendly, easy-to-make dinner that’s perfect for hectic schedules.

This dish comes together easily and has a great depth of flavor from the spices.

The broccoli pairs perfectly with the chicken, and it’s coated with a flavorful breading before baking.

33. Cheesy Broccoli & Corn Casserole

Can’t decide between broccoli casserole and corn casserole?

Jazz up your favorite sides with this easy, cheesy recipe that combines the two.

This dish is the epitome of comfort food. It’s cheesy, creamy, and oh-so-satisfying. Plus, it’s a great way to sneak some veggies into your diet!

34. Loaded Broccoli Potato Soup

Sometimes a good ol’ potato soup is just what I need to pull me out of a slump.

This thick and creamy soup is chock full of delicious vegetables and herbs. It’s so hearty and filling, and you won’t believe it’s also super healthy.

35. Chicken Casserole with Broccoli and Biscuits

Looking for a delicious casserole recipe that’s easy to pull together? Chicken casserole with broccoli and biscuits fits the bill.

This recipe is about as simple as it gets. Just toss together your ingredients in a baking dish, pop it in the oven, and relax.

You’ll enjoy a creamy, decadent meal in no time.

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Kim - InsanelyGood
Hey there! I'm Kim. I love running, cooking, and curling up with a good book! I share recipes for people who LOVE good food, but want to keep things simple :)

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