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Broccoli Leaf Soup

Broccoli Leaf Soup

This is a simple soup that is simply good. The farina makes it creamy without the extra calories of cream. Make a large batch, and freeze the extra for another day! To make the soup even more healthy, replace the butter with olive oil. (more…)

Vegetable Stir Fry

Vegetable Stir Fry

If you’re ever unsure of what to do with your veggies, stir fries are a great way to combine just about anything into a delicious and fast meal.  Here’s a simple recipe using many Asian greens.  All measurements are approximate, and feel free to substitute! (more…)

Broccoli Soup

Broccoli Soup

If we are lucky enough to get broccoli leaves, they are perfect in this soup. If not, feel free to just use broccoli. This will be a very dark green soup. (more…)

Pasta with Broccoli and Garlic

Pasta with Broccoli and Garlic

This southern Italian dish works great as a side dish or vegetarian main entrée. You can double or half the recipe if we receive more or less broccoli in any given week. Recipe adapted from Joy of Cooking.

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Parmesan Veggie Toss

Parmesan Veggie Toss

Try this with any of your favorite veggies!  Keep them raw or lightly steam them for a softer bite.
Ingredients:
 1 Cup mayonnaise
1/4 cup white vinegar
1/4 Cup grated Parmesan Cheese
1Tablespoon sugar (or less, to taste)
1 teaspoon dried basil
1/4 teaspoon salt
8 ounces bacon, crisped and crumbled
2 Cups broccoli florets
2 Cups  cauliflower florets
1 small red onion, sliced
 lettuce
toasted nuts or croutons.
Method:
In large bowl combine mayonnaise, vinegar, Parmesan Cheese, sugar, basil, salt and  bacon.  Pour this over broccoli and cauliflower florets and l red onion.
Serve on a bed of lettuce and top with toasted nuts or croutons.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Broccoli Cheese Soup

Broccoli Cheese Soup

My friend made this soup for me, and it was so good, I had to share. The quantities of ingredients are approximate, so use your judgement. (more…)

Simple Broccoli Soup

Simple Broccoli Soup

This simple soup is equally good hot or cold; with the temperatures climbing well into the 80s and 90s this week, it is quick and easy to make on the stove. You can readily omit the potatoes for a lighter version. A small dollop of sour cream or crème fraiche before serving is a nice compliment to the soup. The recipe serves 4-6. (more…)