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Broccoli recipes that make it easy to eat your greens

Broccoli is a green, lean nutrient machine! Dig into our best broccoli recipes; from healthy side dishes to hearty mains like pasta, soup and bakes, these dishes will give you your 5+ a day in a mouthful!

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    Chicken and broccoli bake

    An easy go-to midweek meal that the whole family will love. Chicken and broccoli topped with tasty cheese make a delicious combination in this mouth-watering pasta bake.

    Woman's Day|

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    Broccoli, oats and almond salad with creamy lemon dressing

    Oats can be used for more than just porridge! When toasted, they give Nici Wickes' broccoli and almond salad recipe a nutty finish. You'll also love the creamy, charred lemon dressing. It's a winner!

    New Zealand Woman's Weekly|

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    Broccoli and three-cheese gluten-free pizza

    Yes, you read that right – broccoli on a pizza and it’s amazing! Nici Wickes' gluten-free pizza recipe makes it a cinch to add more of this super vege to your diet (albeit with three kinds of cheese!)

    New Zealand Woman's Weekly|

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    Sausage and broccoli pasta

    This hearty sausage pasta dish adds a taste of Italy with broccoli, parmesan and pesto. A quick meal for the family.

    Woman's Day|

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    Broccoli and three cheese pie

    We love this pie, which is really a tart, given it doesn’t have a lid! Combining the magic of goat's cheese, mozzarella and feta in a homemade gluten-free shell, it's a tantalising dish that is perfect for a midweek dinner.

    New Zealand Woman's Weekly|

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    Broccoli parmesan pizza with baby bocconcini

    Make dinner exciting tonight, with these deliciously healthy broccoli parmesan pizza bases. Topped with any ingredients you like or have on hand, these are a nutritious treat!


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    Leftover vegetable frittata

    A homemade frittata can be a thing of beauty. It is also a great way to use up any left over vegetables from the night before. This Nici Wickes recipe is great cut into wedges and served for lunch

    New Zealand Woman's Weekly|

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    Broccoli and walnut pesto

    This homemade pesto is so good, you'll never want store-bought again! Use as a topping for crackers, a dip for vegetable crudité, fold through cooked pasta or spread onto a pizza base.


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    Broccoli and haloumi fritters

    Broccoli and haloumi pair magically in these quick and easy fritters. Try serving with crispy bacon and a poached egg for a low-carb breakfast or light dinner.


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    Corn, broccoli and feta vegetarian quiche

    For a delicious family meal, you can't go past this corn, broccoli and feta quiche recipe. All you need is 10 minutes to prep, then let the oven do its work and serve with a fresh salad. Easy as that!

    Woman's Day (NZ edition)|

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    Creamy broccoli, garlic and tuna pasta bake with rocket

    This no-fuss pasta bake recipe creates the perfect family meal. Creamy, cheesy yet packed with plenty of green goodness, this dish is delicious served for dinner sprinkled with peppery rocket leaves

    Woman's Day (NZ edition)|