Miso Fish Tray Bake Recipe with Broccoli and Beans

35 best broccoli recipes

We present our best ever broccoli recipes, including soups, vegan-friendly dishes, Tenderstem broccoli ideas and our absolute favourite - broccoli with crispy chilli beef

We proudly present our 32 best broccoli recipes to make the most of this family-friendly vegetable. From warming broccoli and blue cheese soups to vegan-friendly dishes, we’ve got plenty of inspiring ideas for broccoli lovers to help get your 5-a-day.


We’ve put together some zingy salad recipes too, including broccoli with pine nuts and halloumi.  Or for a delightful mid-week Chinese meal, why not try our crispy chilli beef with broccoli?  Read on for more inspiring family-friendly lunch and dinner broccoli recipes…

Vegan broccoli side with tabbouleh and romesco sauce

A impressive broccoli side when you have vegan friends over for a feast.

Easy Broccoli Recipe with Romesco Sauce

Beef and broccoli fajitas

Fill your tortillas with our high-protein mix of sirloin steak, long-stemmed broccoli and roasted red peppers for a quick entertaining idea.

Sirloin Steak Fajitas Recipe with Broccoli

Roast broccoli wedges with kecap manis and peanuts

Use broccoli as a centrepiece and scatter with spring onions, salted peanuts and crispy onions for an umami-rich, vegan entertaining dish.

Oven Roasted Broccoli Recipe with Kecap Manis and Peanuts

Long-stemmed broccoli, smoked yogurt and peanuts

Check out our crunchy broccoli recipe with creamy smoked yogurt, crispy shallots and roasted peanuts. This easy veggie recipe comes from chef Chris Boustead of new Islington restaurant, Linden Stores.

Long Stem Broccoli Recipe with Smoked Yogurt

Broccoli tempura with ponzu dipping sauce

Check out this vegan recipe for crunchy purple sprouting broccoli in crispy tempura batter. Ready in under 30 minutes, this dish will make an impressive vegan dinner party starter.

Broccoli Tempura with Ponzu Sauce

Spiced lamb and broccoli with pine nut, raisin and shallot dressing

Try this super simple spiced lamb recipe with tender long-stemmed broccoli, topped with a fresh and zingy lemon and shallot dressing, an easy midweek meal for two.

Lamb Leg Steak Recipe with Broccoli, Pine Nut and Shallot Dressing

Miso-buttered cod with broccoli, sesame and beans

Check out this nourishing miso fish recipe with broccoli and beans. The umami flavour from the Japanese miso paste gives this baked cod a rich and warming flavour.

Miso Fish Tray Bake Recipe with Broccoli and Beans

Broccoli frittata with taleggio

Check out this super simple gluten free broccoli frittata recipe, it’s seriously cheesy yet surprisingly low in calories.

Broccoli and Taleggio Frittata Recipe

Broccoli and chilli beef stir fry

No need to order from your local Chinese takeaway when you can rustle up this flavorsome beef stir-fry in less than 30 minutes. This recipe is not only quick and easy to make, it’s also low in calories, too.

Crispy Chilli Beef Recipe

One-pot broccoli pasta

This one-pot pasta recipe is not only low calorie but low cost, too. It’s simple and easy to put together; plus it’s packed full of punchy flavours. If you don’t have fusilli in your cupboard then wholemeal rotini works just as well.

One Pot Pasta Recipe With Anchovies and Tenderstem Broccoli

Red lentil dahl soup with broccoli tarka

Check out our vegan red lentil dahl soup. This easy recipe is the perfect midweek winter warmer to feed the whole family, plus it’s low in calories. Garlic and ginger pastes are available from large supermarkets, and are a great cheat when preparing Asian recipes.

red lentil dahl soup

Baked gnocchi with broccoli, blue cheese and walnuts

Fancy an Italian recipe tonight? This recipe for baked gnocchi with broccoli, blue cheese and walnuts is really easy and ready in under an hour – perfect for a midweek meal. Blue cheese is lovely in this, but you can adapt it to suit cheeseboard leftovers if you like.


Sesame crusted salmon with sriracha broccoli

Cook this salmon meal for a simple midweek meal for two. This easy salmon recipe is packed with plenty of zesty vegetables and it’s ready in 30 minutes.

Sesame Salmon Recipe with Sriracha Sauce

Broccoli and roasted red pepper frittata

Our broccoli and roasted red pepper frittata makes for a quick, healthy and delicious midweek meal. It’s on the table in just 20 minutes, plus it’s low-cal and 5:2 diet-friendly. Discover more frittata recipes here.

Broccoli and roasted red pepper frittata

Broccoli soup with blue cheese croutons

A broccoli soup is a wonderful winter soup to quickly whip up when you need some green vegetables and you’ve had enough of all that Christmas turkey and ham! If you have any leftover Stilton, you could use that here instead of the dolcelatte. See more soup recipe ideas here.

Broccoli Soup With Blue Cheese Croutons Recipe

Chinese-style broccoli with tofu

This Chinese-style purple sprouting broccoli with tofu recipe is easy, vegan and under 500 calories.

Chinese Tofu Recipe with Broccoli

Roasted broccoli and feta flatbreads

Our roast broccoli and feta flatbreads are quick and easy to make and vegetarian, perfect for a midweek meal. For other tempting cheese recipes, click here.

Roasted broccoli and feta flatbreads

Kale and broccoli salad

Crisp and crunchy, this low calorie salad with creamy kefir dressing would make a quick and easy healthy dinner idea. The toasted walnuts add a satisfying bite to the greens.

Kale and broccoli emerald salad with kefir dressing

Chargrilled broccoli and cauliflower with harissa

This recipe for chargrilled broccoli and cauliflower with harissa comes from Le Bab in London and makes a great veggie side dish. Find more cauliflower recipes here.

Chargrilled broccoli and cauliflower with harissa

Broccoli salad with papers, pine nuts and halloumi recipe

Filling vegetarian salad for two: on the table in half an hour, a main-course salad with halloumi, broccoli and red peppers. Sprinkle with pine nuts to serve. See some of our other halloumi recipes here.

Broccoli salad with peppers, pine nuts and halloumi

Pizza with sausage, broccoli and fennel

Ditch the takeaway. These broccoli pizzas without tomato sauce are the best. Make your own pizza dough, then top with sausage, mozzarella, fennel and broccoli for a quick meal. Find more pizza recipes here.

Pizza with sausage, broccoli and fennel

Rigatoni with broccoli

Our recipe for rigatoni with broccoli pesto is a great twist on a classic pesto and a good way to use up broccoli. What’s more, it’s vegetarian and ready in just 20 minutes – perfect for midweek.

It’s a great way to get the kids eating their greens, too. For more ideas, see our best ever quick and easy pasta recipes.


Roast broccoli with lentils and preserved lemon

This recipe for roast broccoli with lentils and preserved lemon makes for a really easy midweek meal for one. It’s vegetarian, ready in under an hour and around 300 calories, but still delivers big, punchy flavours.


Broccoli with anchovies, capers and chilli

This is a simple but great way to cook young, perky heads of broccoli with a salty note from the anchovies. A fantastic side dish for lamb.


Supergreen broccoli pasta bowl

Feeling healthy? This supergreen broccoli pasta bowl recipe is easy, vegetarian, and ready in just 20 minutes – ideal for a midweek meal.


Spring salad with purple sprouting broccoli, peas and mozzarella

Our spring salad with purple sprouting broccoli, peas and mozzarella is a quick and easy veggie meal for two, and it’s under 300 calories. For other healthy salad recipes, click here. 


Broccoli and peanut soba noodles

This recipe for broccoli and peanut soba noodles is really easy to make and ready in 20 minutes or less. The fresh greens are a great combination with the noodles, while the roast peanuts add a crunchy texture to the dish. For more inspiration, see our best ever noodle recipes.

broccoli peanut noodles

Griddled purple sprouting broccoli with peppers and walnuts

This vegan-friendly recipe for griddled purple sprouting broccoli with peppers and walnuts is quick and easy to make and under 300 calories. It works well as a lunch or starter.


Broccoli, chill and lemon wholewheat pasta

A zesty dish that provides a healthy vegetarian pasta for two. Using wholewheat pasta adds fibre without affecting the taste. Broccoli, chilli and lemon make the easiest homemade pasta sauce for a quick dinner.

Broccoli, chilli and lemon wholewheat pasta recipe

Purple sprouting broccoli with anchovy sauce

This dish packs in the flavour with anchovy sauce and chilli. Purple sprouting is a seasonal type of broccoli that comes in around March. It’s a very leafy long stem broccoli and only needs a simple sauce, like this pungent garlic and anchovy one. It makes a great side dish to an evening meal.


Sweet potato and broccoli frittata

Our quick and easy veggie frittata is perfect for a speedy and healthy weekday supper – the added goat’s cheese gives it a more creamy texture and makes it feel like more of a treat. For more sweet potato recipes, click here.


Broccoli and coconut soup with fried chickpeas

This broccoli and coconut soup with fried chickpeas is a modern way to enjoy broccoli soup. With creamy coconut, a kick of chilli and crunchy chickpeas, this will become your new favourite. Ready in under an hour, it makes enough to serve the whole family. It also makes a wonderful lunch.


Chorizo, broccoli and brown rice soup

Our easy soup recipe uses chorizo, broccoli and brown rice to create a warm and hearty meal. It is easy to make and suitable for freezing if you want to make a big batch for later. It can be made as a starter, dinner or lunch.

chorizo, broccoli and brown rice soup

Fritters, cumin, poached egg and yoghurt

A mix of Turkish breakfast and an Indian snack, our recipe for broccoli fritters can be as spicy as you like. Dip the fritters into a poached egg for posh soldiers. This would make a wonderful lunch or starter.

Broccoli Fritters Recipe with Poached Eggs

Broccoli, chorizo and egg

This simple supper for two makes the most of Tenderstem broccoli. Cooked with crisp chorizo then dressed with sherry vinegar and olive oil, it only needs a poached egg to finish it off.