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what can I do with leftover broccoli stalks?

asked by @tigheherren about 3 years ago

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Susan W

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added about 3 years ago

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.

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Sam1148

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added about 3 years ago

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.

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boulangere

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added about 3 years ago

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.

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ChefJune

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added about 3 years ago

The stems are fabulous for making Broccoli Soup - either cream of or puree. They're actually the best tasting part of the broccoli.

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added about 3 years ago

Broccoli cole slaw! Delicious!

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QueenSashy

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added about 3 years ago

I too love the slaw...

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Greenstuff

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added about 3 years ago

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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Lindsay-Jean Hard

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added about 3 years ago

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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