Broccoli Recipes That Won't Bore Your Thanksgiving Guests

Use the veggie in crunchy salads, cheesy casseroles and more during the holiday season

Cheesy Broccoli Quinoa Casserole

Cheesy Broccoli Quinoa Casserole

jasonandshawnda.com

This version of the traditional cheesy broccoli casserole replaces rice with healthy quinoa and processed cheese with real sharp cheddar for a comfort food that satisfies both your taste buds and your waistline.

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Barely Blanched Broccoli Salad with Feta and Almonds

Barely Blanched Broccoli Salad with Feta and Almonds

kalynskitchen.com

The flavor of blanched broccoli works perfectly as a salad with red wine vinegar dressing, feta and fried almonds.

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Three Cheese Pumpkin Macaroni and Cheese with Broccoli

Three Cheese Pumpkin Macaroni and Cheese with Broccoli

eclecticrecipes.com

Trying to find a way to hide some veggies in the Thanksgiving menu? This macaroni and cheese recipe blends cut broccoli and pumpkin puree with elbow pasta and both a cheese sauce and shredded cheddar. It’s also a perfect recipe to use up holiday leftovers.

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Broccoli and Spinach Stuffing

Broccoli and Spinach Stuffing

littlebcooks.blogspot.com

This simple but tasty recipe for broccoli and spinach stuffing includes just four ingredients: boxed stuffing mix, frozen broccoli, frozen spinach and a can of cream of mushroom soup.

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Broccoli Cheese Mashed Potatoes

Broccoli Cheese Mashed Potatoes

thegardengrazer.com

This quick, belly-warming recipe mashes a head of broccoli with two pounds of Yukon Gold potatoes and shredded cheddar cheese.

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Broccoli Salad with Craisins, Almonds and Red Onion

Broccoli Salad with Craisins, Almonds and Red Onion

cuttingbackkitchen.com

A dressing of mayo, cider vinegar and honey enhances the flavors of broccoli, craisins, red onions and almonds in this slightly creamy salad.

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Broccoli Corn Casserole

Broccoli Corn Casserole

sweetrosestudio.com

Indulge in this creamy and crunchy casserole creation that mixes broccoli with creamed corn, crumbled Ritz crackers and toast.

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Broccoli and Almond Risotto

Broccoli and Almond Risotto

ishotthechef.com

This rich risotto is filling enough to be a main course with broccoli florets and a handful of chopped almonds on top for the perfect crunch.

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Broccoli Walnut Pasta

Broccoli Walnut Pasta

mysanfranciscokitchen.com

Walnuts add flavor and texture to this dish of broccoli and fusilli pasta tossed in olive oil, garlic, zucchini ribbons and Parmesan cheese.

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Broccoli Salad with Toasted Pecans

Broccoli Salad with Toasted Pecans

acoupleoffoodiesintacoma.blogspot.com

A hearty but fresh broccoli salad includes tons of toasted pecans as well as cherry tomatoes and fresh basil leaves.

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