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Oct 3, 2007 06:42 PM

What can I do with leftover steamed broccoli?

I'm thinking maybe soup or some kind of baked cheese thing? I'm at a loss. Thanks.

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  1. I love cooked broccoli in a vinaigrette. Makes a really nice salad.

    Soup is also a good idea. Sautee some onions and garlic. Add chicken stock with a couple of boiling potatoes added to thicken. Drop in the broc. A little half and half or sour cream or yoghurt stirred in at the end can't hurt. Blend the whole thing in a blender or, if you want a few pieces left, use an immersion blender. A pinch of thyme. Some salt and pepper.

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    1. re: oakjoan

      Puree with evoo, lemon juice, 1 clove of garlic, s&p. Heat and toss with cooked pasta. Shred some parm on top. My kids love it.

      1. re: esmom

        You can get rid of the puréeing step. Sautée the broccoli with olive oil and garlic in a large skillet, then add the cooked pasta (you need to drain it a few minutes before it's cooked). Cook for a few minutes more - the broccoli will start to fall apart on its own.

        1. re: esmom

          Yep, I do this all the time, but I melt in a few anchovy fillets and toss in some red pepper flakes.

      2. I love broccoli on pizza. Simple tomato, some fesh garlic, and then the brocolli. Fantastic.

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        1. re: skisvalley

          2nd the pizza. not that 2nd votes matter, but it's really good on pizza.. just got into it the last year.

          1. re: reannd

            I love broccoli on pizza. Especially pesto or white pizza.

        2. Broccoli and cheddar soup??

          1. Mix with cooked chicken and peanut sauce for a nice lunch salad.

            1. ramen noodle, with an egg...good n cheap!

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              1. re: jword2001

                soup is the way to go. it gives alot of fiber in your soup or diet, and you can do wonders with it. you can add all different kinds of vegetables with or some kind of meat. there is
                numerous combinations you can with soup.