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Many folks out there may have wondered “how?” when Barack Obama said Broccoli is his favorite food.The bitter, hard to chew or ickily mushy veggie may be one of the hatred foods of most people.
Although this veggie is a nutritional powerhouse with a significant amount of protein and fiber, its unpleasant taste is something that our taste buds don’t like at all.
But what if this leafy green can be transformed into mouthwatering recipes? Yes, broccoli can actually taste good; all you need is just some perfect recipes.
Here are some mind-blowing broccoli recipes that are sure to add this veggie to your favorite list.
Broccoli Cheesy Bread
Broccoli has never tasted so good!
Preheat oven to 425° and microwave riced broccoli for 1 minute. Now, ring out extra moisture from the veggie and add egg, 1 cup cheddar, and parmesan to the broccoli. Season it with garlic powder, salt, and pepper. Transfer the dough to baking sheet and make a thin, round crust out of it.
Bake it for 20 minutes till it gets a crispy golden form and top it up with the leftover cheddar and bake it again until the cheese is melted and crust is crispy.
Give it 10 minutes more, and that’s it serve hot with ranch.
Shrimp ‘n Broccoli Lo Mein
No-brainer weeknights treat with a delicious kick
Get a skillet and drizzle it with sesame oil. Cook broccoli, shrimps, carrots and peppers over medium-high heat until the veggies are a bit tender and shrimp is pink.
It may take 5 to 7 minutes. Next, whisk all the sauce ingredients together and add it to the pan. Once it starts boiling, reduces the flame to a simmer. Add noodles and green onions and stir it thoroughly for 3 to 4 minutes longer.
It is ready to serve immediately.
Broccoli Cheddar Twice-Baked Potatoes
A delicious way to eat broccoli
To prepare these mouth-watering snack, fist of all preheat oven to 425 degrees F.
Take a fork and poke potatoes all over and rub with olive oil. Bake it for at least 1 hour till it becomes soft. Slice it in half and scoop out most of the flesh into a bowl.
Mash it with butter, sour cream, 1½ c. Cheddar, and broccoli. Add onion powder and season with salt and pepper and pour in warm milk.
Mix it up and divide the filling among eight potato halves. In the end, sprinkle remaining cheddar and bake for 15 minutes more till the cheese is bubbly.
Serve up and get indulged in the delectable flavor.
For the hardcore broccoli haters…
If you have lukewarm feelings about this highly nutritious veggie, these recipes can make broccoli more appealing than ever. Get ready to see the delicious side of this green veggie.