Broccoli is often deemed “superfood” — filled with vitamins, minerals, and fiber, the health benefits of broccoli cannot be overlooked. But sometimes, plain, steamed broccoli can get a little boring. If you’re looking to spice it up with the way you use broccoli, check out these ideas.

1. Cheesy Broccoli Spaghetti Squash Boats


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 This is a fun, creative, and delicious way to get in your veggies in.

2. Broccoli Cheddar Soup 


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Who doesn’t love warm soup on a cold night? Plus, this comforting dish only calls for FIVE ingredients.

3. The Lazy Egg and Cheese Bread Bowl 


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Cheesy bread? Eggs? What else could sound better with broccoli?

4. DIY Gnocchi


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This almost looks too pretty to eat.

5. Roasted Broccoli Chickpea Burgers


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Yes – burger meets broccoli.

6. Broccoli Stem and Feta Hummus 


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This creative twist on classic hummus is great way to use your leftover broccoli stems.

7. Parmesan Roasted Broccoli


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Sometimes, simplicity is key. The Parmesan adds a sharp flavor and the crushed red pepper adds spice. This dish is healthy, easy to make, and tasty.

8. Cauliflower Crust Pizza


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Though broccoli isn’t necessary mandatory for this recipe, everyone knows broccoli and cauliflower are cousins. So embrace the family bond and top this delicacy with broccoli.

9. Roasted Vegetable Medley


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If you liked the parmesan roasted broccoli, check out this recipe too. The mix of vegetables adds a nice variety and the breadcrumbs give the veggies a good crunch.