8 ways with broccoli stalks
From pesto to pasta, salads to empanadas, there are so many ways to eat broccoli stalks.
Broccoli stalks taste great, but are often thrown away without a second thought – which is a waste of good food and money. Don’t just eat it, compleat it,
Here are 8 great recipes for broccoli stalks. What will you try?
If you’re not sure how to prepare a broccoli stalk for eating, check out our helpful video.
Your kids will love these broccoli balls – and the best thing is, they can help you make them!
Broccoli and cheese filo parcels
These tasty broccoli and cheese filo parcels are sure to win over any broccoli hater. They’re perfect for lunch, dinner or a snack.
Brilliant Brassica Soup
Dr Libby Weaver’s brilliant brassica soup is just that – brilliant! It uses the florets and stalks of both broccoli and cauliflower to make a nourishing bowl of soup.
Broccoli and red onion salad with parsley vinaigrette
This is a great salad to make in winter when other salad vegetables are out of season.
Impress your friends (and yourself) with these broccoli empanadas.
This broccoli pasta turns the florets and the stalk into a tasty sauce.
Broccoli stalk pesto
If you love pesto, try making this broccoli stalk pesto. It’s quick, easy and a great way to make use of a broccoli stalk.
Last, but not least there is broccoslaw, which uses only the stem of the broccoli and not the florets. You can add any ingredients you like. We love this version by @manosveikata which uses broccoli and cauliflower stems, kale, cabbage, carrot, dates, cranberries & natural yoghurt. What could you put in broccoslaw?