The best recipes with broccoli

Broccoli and its Recipes

Broccoli is a vegetable belonging to the family of cruciferous whose characteristics are very similar to Brussels sprouts, cauliflower, and cabbage. This food is rich in minerals, such as magnesium, phosphorus, potassium and iron, and vitamins, especially group A, in the form of beta-carotene, and C as well as folic acid and fiber.

To this, we must add other nutritional properties and its low-calorie intake or anticancer components and help in the treatment of other diseases such as cholesterol, obesity, and hypertension.

For its various healthy qualities and multiple ways to eat broccoli in different dishes, here you have some of the best recipes to enjoy this vegetable:

Tortilla Broccoli

Tortilla BroccoliIngredients

  • One large onion.
  • 300g of boiled and drained broccoli.
  • Six eggs.
  • Pepper.
  • Salt.
  • Sunflower oil.
  • Two boiled eggs.

Recipe

Broccoli is a delicious vegetable vitamins (A, C, and E), amino acids and minerals like zinc and potassium. Among its features, it highlights to help eliminate toxins from the body, thanks to its properties antioxidants and contain high levels of omega-3, which provide protection to the cardiovascular system.

First, to prepare our omelet broccoli, peel the onion and chop into tiny pieces.

We put a pan with oil over medium heat and sauté the onion to cast. When you are starting to brown, add the broccoli, sauté for about two minutes with the onion and season to taste.

While this is done, we can go whisking eggs in a bowl and add to the pan. Mix well and let it cook.

When done by the bottom, we turn the tables using a flat lid or a dish that is made by the other side. Before performing this operation, we add a little more oil to the pan to prevent sticking us the tortilla.

Finally, let cook a few minutes more and we remove it from the pan.

With this last step done, we have our delicious and healthy omelette prepared to enjoy it.

Spinach cannelloni with broccoli

Spinach cannelloni with broccoliIngredients

  • Curd.
  • Fresh cheese.
  • Cashews.
  • Raisins.
  • Broccoli.
  • Onion.
  • Mushroom powder.
  • Nutmeg.
  • Egg.
  • Spinach.
  • Pancakes or crepes.

Recipe

Both broccoli and spinach are two foods rich in protein, fiber, and minerals, making them the perfect combination to cook a dish beneficial to health. Spinach, meanwhile, is mainly composed of water, and a vegetable with properties are antioxidants, like broccoli. As mineral salts, in spinach include the potassium, the calcium, phosphorus, magnesium, and iron. While the broccoli is distinguished as one of the vegetables rich in vitamin C.

At first, we put all the ingredients in a bowl except tomato and pancakes or crepes. The stir until we get that all are well integrated.

Then we catch a baking sheet and cover the entire surface with tomato. For the packaging, we can use as cannelloni corn pancakes or crepes. We open and the central place the mixture of ingredients previously prepared. Once this is done, we proceed to roll shaped curler.

Once ready, we added above the cannelloni some tomato, salt, and pepper to taste each. And we cover everything with bechamel.

Finally, grate cheese and threw him over with a pinch of oregano. We put the tray in the oven at 180 degrees until melted.

Curried rice with broccoli

Curried rice with broccoliIngredients

  • Curried rice with broccoli
  • One broccoli.
  • Two carrots.
  • One can of corn.
  • Three tablespoons curry.
  • One tablespoon olive oil.
  • One glass of white wine.
  • 1 /  2 red ebola.
  • Salt.
  • Spices.

Recipe

Basmati rice is characterized by a long grain and being rich in nutrients like carbohydrates, the proteins, the vitamins, the minerals, and fiber. Because of its high nutrient content in the latter, it is advisable to prevent constipation and maintain a healthy gut. This food, along with the curry, which stands out as a combination of spices with great therapeutic effects and broccoli, rich in vitamin A and C, is a delicious dish that provides health benefits to the body.

To start preparing our recipe, first, we cut the onion into small pieces and introduced into a medium skillet to brown. Once they have gone from four to five minutes, add the broccoli and cut corsages. We stir both ingredients and incorporate carrot, also in small chunks. We put over medium heat and move it frequently.

Then and once the food is hot, add half a glass of water, and we covered for about eight minutes. After the set period, we add the drained corn. When all the vegetables are tender incorporated, add the rice and salt. It is very important to add two cups of water per cup of rice that incorporate and put on low heat. Also, add salt to taste.

Mix all ingredients and add the curry powder and ground pepper. Also, we take a little olive oil, and if we wish, we can add a little white wine. Leave to cook for 20 to 25 minutes, until rice adopts a tender texture and broth evaporates. Finally, let stand, covered, for 3 minutes or less. This delicious dish can take both hot and cold.

Pasta with broccoli and cauliflower

Pasta with broccoli and cauliflowerIngredients

  • 200-250 grams of pasta.
  • One head broccoli.
  • One head cauliflower.
  • One clove garlic.
  • One onion.
  • Milk or cream (optional).
  • Grated parmesan cheese.
  • Olive oil.
  • Salt.
  • Pepper.

Recipe

Broccoli is a vegetable that just adds calories. It is rich in vitamins, especially group C and A, which appears in the form of beta-carotene exercising a function antioxidant, as well as acid folic, being very beneficial for the heart. Also, it contains minerals such as calcium, the iron, and magnesium; without forgetting its contribution of protein and carbohydrates.

Cauliflower is rich in vitamins A and E, plus phosphorus and calcium, helping bone health and osteoporosis. It highlights its contribution to niacin or vitamin B3.

Meanwhile, pasta is food high in carbohydrates, but also in fiber and protein.

To make this dish we can start cooking the pasta or vegetables or even all together. In this case, we will separately. First, put to cook the pasta to boiling, then remove from heat.

While this is cooking, let preparing vegetables. To do this, we cut the florets of broccoli and cauliflower and wash well. We left a pot with water and, when it boils, add the vegetables and will not withdraw until tender. Once they are prepared, we draw and we in another separate bowl keeping warm.

We must be vigilant and monitor the two casseroles when we are using to fire them away when they are well cooked ready.

Finally, I have just placed the dough in a bowl, add the cauliflower and broccoli and sprinkle with grated Parmesan and pepper to taste. As an accompaniment, we can add a splash of oil above or cream.

If we want an extra touch of flavor, we introduce in the recipe small pieces of bacon.

Cream of broccoli

Cream of broccoliIngredients

  • 300 grams of broccoli.
  • One medium onion.
  • A large carrot.
  • A large carrot.
  • 600 ml chicken broth or vegetables.
  • 600 ml chicken broth or vegetables.
  • Extra virgin olive oil.
  • Ground pepper.
  • Salt.

Recipe

Broccoli stands out as one of the most recommended for a healthy diet for their high nutritional food intake and presence of vitamin A and C. This food provides great health benefits and has therapeutic properties. The cream of broccoli is very easy to prepare, and it is as tasty and nutritious.

To begin, wash well the outside of the broccoli by placing under running water and drain them.  Then also we peel the onion and carrot and chop into medium pieces. Repeat the same process with the garlic cloves, but this time, we cut into sheets.

Once we have prepared the main ingredients, put to heat a large saucepan, which adds a splash of olive oil. Here we will prepare the sofrito. We begin sautéing the onion with the garlic cloves. About three minutes later, we add the carrots and broccoli ready. We take a little salt over so that the ingredients pocket faster. When they start to brown, add the chicken broth or vegetables, and we lower the heat until the vegetables are bandits.

When ready we remove all content that is inside the pan so that it is well crushed. Then we add the cream, season to taste each other and return to put the heat to medium intensity for five or six minutes until the mixture thickens slightly. Thus all flavors will be integrated. In the end, we will have the cream of broccoli ready to drink.

This dish rich in vitamins, it can serve accompanied by pieces of fried bread, which can be prepared at home or buy them ready-made.

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