Bacon sure does something wonderful for broccoli, and that 's the case with this great party salad. It 's fried up and crumbled and sprinkled on the fresh broccoli along with toasted sunflower seeds. Onions and raisins, also make an appearance.
That's why she often serves Cheesy Broccoli Soup. 'This creamy and flavorful soup goes together in a flash because it uses frozen chopped broccoli and process American cheese,' she explains. Plus, it's easy to warm up if Bob works late. 'He likes it so much that when he grocery shops, he always makes sure the ingredients for this soup are on the list,' she reports.
'I created this meal-in-one dish when trying to use up a large head of broccoli,' recalls Lisa Montgomery of Elmira, Ontario. 'It's requested at least once a week in our home, which is handy for me since it's easy to prepare and we always have the ingredients.'
Bite-sized bits of sauteed chicken meld with the fresh flavors of tomatoes and broccoli. Onion, garlic and oregano add earthy tones to the sauce. Toss with penne and a zesty handful of chopped fresh basil.
A new recipe a neighbor gave us. What a hit with my family. Just the right mixture of garlic and cashews with our favorite side dish, broccoli. And, so very easy to make!! If in a pinch, you could probably use frozen broccoli too, but I haven't tried.