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Old 08-20-2011, 11:25 AM   #1
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Making roasted broc. Feels like such a waste of expensive healthy food to just chuck the stalks.
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KC - won't they roast too, cut into coins? When I boil broccoli, I cook the florets and the stalks cut like this. I gather the stalks are more nutritious than the florets.

Or cut them finely (even dice them) and put them in a mixed salad for bite?
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I chop them up and use them in salads or stir-frys or soups. There's lots of great nutrition in broccoli stems.
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http://www.thekitchn.com/thekitchn/f...-stalks-074591

Lots of ideas in the comments section:

http://www.thekitchn.com/thekitchn/g...-stalks-043582
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Most meals I make I keep the stalks on. If I do have to take them off I use in soups and slaw.
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broccoli soup (cream type)
broccoli slaw julienne style and tossed with ranch dressing is delicious!
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