Broccoli: our tips and recipes for cooking: Femme Actuelle Le MAG

How to eat raw broccoli: our gourmet salad recipe

Like cauliflower, it is quite possible to prepare raw broccoli. This green vegetable then gives the possibility of making a whole bunch of tasty and delicious recipes. Why not, for example, reinvent the Lebanese tabbouleh? For 4 people, you will need:

  • 1 broccoli
  • 1 cucumber
  • 1 onion (preferably red)
  • Parsley
  • Lemon juice

Start by grating the broccoli, then cut the cucumber and onion into small cubes. Chop the parsley and mix everything. To season your tabbouleh, you can add a little lemon juice or olive oil.

How to cook broccoli: our ideas for seasoning it well

Tired of eating steamed broccoli without too many flavors? Here are a few ideas to enhance your taste:

  • Just pour fresh herbs and a pinch of lemon juice over it
  • Brown your broccoli with a clove of garlic or an onion
  • Cook your broccoli with a little crème fraîche or coconut milk, which you can make at home, and a teaspoon of curry
  • Prepare a soy sauce or a yogurt and dill sauce. It’s perfect for tasting dips like broccoli!
  • Want cheese? Melt a little Comté or Roquefort to make a cheese sauce.

How to successfully cook sautéed garlic broccoli in a pan?

Roasted, steamed or pan-fried, broccoli can be prepared in many different ways. The easiest way to cook broccoli in a pan is to cook them with a little garlic. For this, it does:

  • 1 broccoli
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 drizzle of olive oil

Start by washing the broccoli, then cut off the stalk, then the florets. Peel the garlic cloves, you can cut them if you wish. In a skillet, brown the broccoli and garlic with a drizzle of olive oil. Cook by lightly crushing the garlic with your wooden spoon, this will release even more flavors. You can then serve your broccoli with white fish, chicken breast fillet or an omelet.

How to eat frozen broccoli: our bacon frittata recipe

With mint, asparagus or zucchini flowers, frittata is the ideal recipe for children to eat vegetables. Light, this Spanish omelet, also called tortilla, is very simple to make. Her little extra? It adapts to all tastes! The proof, we offer you here, a diverted version of the zucchini and shallot frittata that the chef, Massimo Tringali, shared on his Instagram account. And to make this recipe even faster, you can use frozen broccoli. If it is very easy to freeze, it especially allows you to enjoy it all year round. Then count:

  • 1 broccoli
  • 1 potato
  • 1 onion
  • 4 eggs
  • 70 g parmesan
  • Bacon
  • Fleur de sel
  • Olive oil
  • A knob of butter

Cut the broccoli and the potato. Peel and chop the onion. Fry everything in a pan with a drizzle of olive oil and a pinch of salt. Cook the bacon, removing the fat. Book. In a salad bowl, pour the Parmesan cheese and break the eggs. Lightly beat with a fork, being careful not to break the eggs too much, this will result in a more aerial frittata. Preheat the oven to 180. Meanwhile, pour a drizzle of olive oil into a pan and add the eggs, bacon and vegetables. Mix with a wooden spoon until halfway through cooking. Then take a pan and cover the bottom and edges of parchment paper. To stick the baking paper, use a little butter. Pour the preparation into the pan. Bake for 5 minutes. Remove from the oven and remove the baking paper. Unmold. You can add a pinch of fleur de sel and grated Parmesan cheese on top before serving.

The ultimate recipe for broccoli pasta

If the Italians love pasta with vegetables and like to cook it with artichokes or eggplant, one of the great classics is the plate of pasta with broccoli. It is also one of the culinary specialties of Puglia. For 4 people, you will need:

  • 2 broccoli
  • 400 g of pasta
  • 70 g grated parmesan
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • Olive oil
  • Salt

Heat a pot of water with a pinch of salt. Meanwhile, cut the broccoli, if you want to eat the stalk, dice it. Once the water boils, immerse the broccoli in it and cook it for less than ten minutes. Take out the broccoli, then cook the pasta in a pan of boiling water with a pinch of salt. Peel and cut the garlic, before browning it in a pan with a drizzle of olive oil. You can then add the broccoli to lightly brown them. When cooking is finished, drain the pasta and reserve 1 tablespoon of the cooking water. Mix the pasta and the cooking water with the rest of the preparation in the pan. Add a drizzle of olive oil to flavor everything. Before serving, grate a little Parmesan cheese on top of the dish. For even more flavors, you can add according to your tastes: a little crème fraîche, chilli, fresh herbs, anchovies or bacon.

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