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this is divine! I just had it for lunch with some couscous and I loved it. also threw in some sliced carrots with the broccoli which added nicely to the flavours. though I was too lazy to take out all the vegetables to let the sauce reduce, so I just left it all simmerinng it in the pan until it had the consistency I wanted :)
Made this tonight and it wonderfully flavorful! Stuck to the original recipe. Will be making this again soon. Thanks for the recipe!
I tried this and it was AMAZING. Thanks! :-)
Broccoli is one of my favorite veg. Cut into florets. Steam or par boil for 2mins. toss in garlic or sesame oil and sprinkle with roasted almond slices. Can be eaten when hot by itself or side dish for any roast meat.
To make garlic oil, just fry sliced garlic in olive oil until light brown but not too brown or it’ll be bitter. Can be used in other steamed veggies or fish.
This was great! Very crunchy and tasty broccoli
I made this tonight to go with the Sesame-Orange Chicken recipe on here & the pairing was perfect!
I made this last night to serve with the panco-crusted salmon recipe and it was great. Will definitely make again. The only major change I made was using almond slices instead of sesame seeds (I much prefer almonds).
I am a new fan of broccoli, tried that recipe two days ago, had a very nice falvor, I really liked it, although I’ll go easy with the sauce next time and use (less sodium) soy sauce coz the dish came out pretty salty.
Who knew broccoli could taste this good? This recipe is very flavorful and easy to make. I made this along with your Basil Chicken in Coconut Curry Sauce and it was an excellent meal. Can’t wait to eat the little bit of leftovers that are remaining!
We like to cut op the broccoli ( I usually just get the florets and cut them a bit smaller). Get a pot of salted water boiling,toss the pasta in when the water starts rolling. In a large pan, heat up some Olive oil in a pan, add some crushed or garlic (my hubby’s garlic clove # is 4….) add the broccoli (fill the pan!!!!) when the garlic starts to cook, making sure that it doesn’t burn, add a teaspoon or so of Crushed red chili flakes and some salt. Drain the pasta, add a bit of olive oil to the pasta, toss with the broccoli.
This is best served with Penne Pasta- my husband prefers penne regate, I like penne lisce with it and LOTS of fresh greated parmiggiano reggiano- this dish is our “quick, don’t want to cook dinner” as it takes maybe 20 minutes to prepare and cook!
I just cooked this tonight, and it tasted great! I love the sesame flavor, and the meal was generally healthy.
I love broccoli with oyster sauce and garlic. Yum!
I love Broccoli too. Most often I steam the broccoli with split baby carrots and dried lemon peel tossed in the pot underneath the steamer insert. I also have steamed it with salt free lemon spice that has lemon peel, black pepper garlic and onion.
I really like quiche of any kind. Broccoli and cheese is one of my favorites.
Broccoli is great for stir frys. I blance it lst to make it tender for me.. I also chop raw broccoli in small florets with other veggies and beef and chicken. Then each person seasons and cooks his/her own bowl in the wok.
I DO eat broccoli everyday (practically). I have two faves. My first fave is: chopped broccoli with sliced celery and sliced water chestnuts, steamed in water and soy sauce. Then topped with toasted sesame seeds. My favorite favorite favorite way??? On pizza! The best quick dinner (and I have to preface this by mentioning that I am a graduate student) is to buy a frozen “brick-oven” style 5 cheese pizza, top it with a big pile of chopped FRESH broccoli before you cook it. By the time the pizza is done the broccoli is just barely cooked. Yum!
My favorite is a no-fat version. To the water used to steam the broccoli florets, add some thyme, bay leaf and garlic powder. Steam the broccoli — it picks up that combination of flavors and is good without added butter, olive oil, lemon etc. but you can add that too if desired.
Mine is much like Claudia’s, except I cook a handful of orzo in a separate small saucepan. Meanwhile in a medium saucepan I heat up in a few cups of chicken broth with some minced garlic, a teaspoon or so of sun-dried tomatoes(in oil), and a pinch of chili flakes. When it reaches a mild boil, put in tablespoon of olive oil, and then put in the broccoli that’s cut into florets and the peeled and sliced stalks into the saucepan and cover for about 4 minutes, or until the broccoli is blanched and bright green. Pour in the cooked orzo and then pour into a shallow bowl and cover with a generous amount of grated Parmesan cheese.
Blended broccoli soup! Throw in a carrot and a potato for good measure. If you have a plunger-style blender, this is very simple to make and tastes great with a little grated cheese sprinkled over it.
I blanch a small head of broccoli florets until tender, add to a hot pan with garlic cloves sauteed until golden in olive oil, then add about 1/2 cup of water, salt and chili flakes to taste. Cover and cook 7-8 minutes. It’s garlicky, it’s got a great velvety texture, it’s healthy & pretty low fat.
Yum! I love broccoli!!! My favorite way is to drizzle steamed broccoli with meyer lemon oil and add a finishing salt. But I am going to try Alice’s suggestion with the anchovy filets. I bought some anchovy filets and had no idea what to do with them – now I know! Thanks Elise & Alice ;o
I can’t believe no one has mentioned the broccoli and cheese combo yet. Most of the time I stay healthy and stick to steamed with some garlic and salt. On those other days, I top the steamed broccoli with cheese. The type doesn’t matter, cheddar is especially good, as is the mexican blend I get from the grocery store.