Broccoli is in season right now and if you love this nutritious green vegetable as much as I do then you'll have to give these top 5 broccoli recipes a try! There's my favourite broccoli salad (that will convert a hater to a lover), a leek, cheddar & broccoli quiche, chicken chow mein with broccoli, broccoli sausage pasta and a crazy delicious broccoli cake!
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1 - Broccoli, Bacon and Cranberry Salad
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I'm starting with my favourite broccoli salad ever (and probably my favourite way to eat it along with the chow mein below). This broccoli, bacon and cranberry salad goes so well with any meat main or by itself for a tasty lunch. I have served it with plank salmon, roasted chicken and lamb cutlets. It will make a broccoli lover out of a broccoli hater!
2 - Leek, Cheddar and Broccoli Quiche
This quiche is perfect for picnics and makes the most of this early spring produce like leeks and broccoli. Cheddar gives this wonderful quiche a lovely richness too!
3 - Chicken Chow Mein With Broccoli
I love chicken chow mein and even my vegetable hating sister loves broccoli in chicken chow mein! These crispy noodles have a delicious but easy to make sauce and taste just like your restaurant favourite!
4 - Cime Di Rapa Broccoli Rabe Sausage Pasta
OK technically this isn't broccoli but broccoli rabe and if you happen to have some of this wonderful green then it is perfect to make into a simple pasta with Italian sausage!
5 - Broccoli Forest Cake
I promise I haven't lost my mind but this broccoli and feta cake is absolutely delicious. It comes from the Rose Bakery's Breakast Lunch Tea cookbook and is a savoury cake with broccoli in it so when you slice it up you see the broccoli!
So tell me Dear Reader, do you like broccoli? How do you cook it?