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Old 09-12-2006, 02:27 PM   #21
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I have quite a quantity of fresh broccoli stems. They're wonderfully fresh and have been cleaned and peeled. I'd hate to throw them in the compost bin. Anyone have any ideas as to what I could do with them to serve to "humans?" Thanks.
I usually use the whole stalk - ends and all, in recipes, as I love the taste of every bit of broccoli. You could add the stems, finely diced, to a cream cheese dip, omelette, cheese/broccoli/ham souffle, or on a pizza.
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Old 09-12-2006, 02:35 PM   #22
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Thank you all so much for the wonderful things to do with broccoli stems.

I will definietly have to try the Receipe from June. Thank you again.
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Old 09-12-2006, 02:40 PM   #23
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Broccoli stems are great in cole slaw. Grate them thinly, add Thousand Island dressing and stir in some peanuts. Makes a great salad! You can also do a different combination with poppy seed dressing, top with sliced, toasted almonds and mandarine oranges. They both taste wonderful!
Broccoli slaw, YUM. Great ideas, Dina. Thank you.
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Old 09-12-2006, 10:59 PM   #24
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I would probably use them as one of the main ingredients in a stri fry dish; chicken/beef with broccoli in peanut sauce (for the chicken), or szechwan or a spicy terriyaki (for the beef)
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