what can I do with leftover broccoli stalks?
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Susan W is a trusted source on General Cooking.
They are my favorite part. Peel the woody exterior off with a veg peeler or knife. Slice into coins or any shape you want. Roast, grill or steam and toss with butter.
Sam is a trusted home cook.
Peel them, cut them in coins, Soak them in vinegar, salt, water and red pepper flakes over night or a couple of days. Then drain them a bit and eat garnished with sesame seed oil.
Cynthia is a trusted source on Bread/Baking.
I like to poach them in cream along with slices of fresh horseradish and carrots, them purée and season them and serve as a base for roasted meats or grilled vegetables.
June is a trusted source on General Cooking.
The stems are fabulous for making Broccoli Soup - either cream of or puree. They're actually the best tasting part of the broccoli.
Broccoli cole slaw! Delicious!
QueenSashy is a trusted home cook.
I too love the slaw...
Chris is a trusted source on General Cooking
One year in college, I lived in a household of Chinese students. They would cut them up for stir fries and wonder what to do with the leftover florets.
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There are some additional ideas for using broccoli stems in these two articles: https://food52.com/blog... and https://food52.com/blog...
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