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Healthy Broccoli Recipe 4 Ways
Average Total $2.55 Recipe/0.64 Serving
Healthy broccoli recipes 4 ways! Learn how to cook the best sauteed broccoli in under 10 minutes! These 4 healthy recipes include sun dried tomato, lemon tahini, sesame garlic and "bread crumbs" using almond flour! These recipes are all vegan, gluten free, dairy free, Whole30 and keto friendly!
Preheat a cast iron or stainless steel skillet over medium heat (at least 2 minutes)
Once the skillet is hot, spray it with avocado oil (or coconut oil).
Add the broccoli and let cook 6 minutes, stirring occasionally.
After 6 minutes, add 1/4 cup of water to the skillet and stir well.
Cook 2 more minutes, stirring frequently.
After 2 minutes, take the broccoli off the heat and add the rest of the ingredients.
Lemon Tahini Broccoli
While the broccoli is cooking combine the tahini, lemon juice, salt, garlic powder in a bowl.
After the broccoli is done cooking, pour the lemon tahini mixture over the broccoli and stir well.
Sun Dried Tomato
Cook the broccoli as instructed. After cooking add salt, garlic powder and sundried tomatoes in oil to the pan. Stir well.
Sesame Ginger Broccoli
Cook the broccoli as instructed. After cooking add the coconut aminos, ginger, sesame oil, salt and garlic powder. Stir well.
Top with optional sesame seeds and red pepper flakes.
Broccoli with Bread Crumbs
While the broccoli is cooking according the the directions above make the bread crumbs in a separate skillet.
In a small skillet over medium low heat combine the avocado oil, almond flour, 1/4 tsp salt, and Italian seasoning. Stir well.
After stirring well to combine, press the mixture down into one layer on the bottom of the pan. Cook for 5 minutes over medium low heat.
After 5 minutes, watch the mixture well, stirring occasionally. Once you see the mixture starting to brown, remove from heat immediately.
After the broccoli is done cooking, add 1/4 tsp of salt and stir well. Spoon the bread crumb mixture over the broccoli.
Make this recipe even faster by buying a bag of broccoli. However, take 2-3 minutes to chop the florets down into bite size pieces for even cooking.Can you substitute frozen broccoli for fresh in these recipes?
Yes. Make sure you defrost the broccoli enough that you can easily separate the florets (about 1 hour in the fridge), for the best result.
Preheat the pan, add the avocado oil and the frozen (defrosted) broccoli florets. Add a lid to the pan and cook 8 minutes, stirring occasionally. Do not add any additional water.
Take the pan off the heat and add your favorite ingredients to add flavor!
Lemon Tahini Broccoli:Tahini can also be substituted with almond butter or sunflower seed butter depending on what you have on hand.Sun Dried Tomato Broccoli:Use sun dried tomatoes in olive oil! Check the ingredients to make sure the sun dried tomatoes are packed in olive oil for the best flavor! Be sure to use the sun dried tomatoes and the oil in the recipe to really get the broccoli coated with sun dried tomato flavor.Sesame Ginger Broccoli:I love to buy jars of freshly grated ginger to keep on hand. This way I don’t have to spend time peeling and grating the ginger when making a quick weeknight meal!“Bread crumb” BroccoliThe almond flour needs to toast on the stove but can easily burn. After 5 minutes on the stove, keep a close eye on this mixture and stir frequently. Do not walk away from this mixture or it may burn.