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Broccoli boasts all sorts of health benefits, and yet it doesn’t find its way to our tables as much as it probably should. That’s about to change with these delicious side dishes. From salads and classic casseroles to inventive broccoli-stuffed pastries, here are 15 broccoli side dishes you’ve never tried…yet.

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Broccoli and Cauliflower Gratin

The most delicious way to eat more greens? Smother them with Gruyère cheese and heavy cream.

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Best Parmesan Roasted Broccoli

This simple broccoli and Parmesan side dish by Coterie member Katie Workman is about to become one of your new favorites. (For best results, don’t crowd the sheet pan.)

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Broccoli Salad

You can feel a hundred times better grabbing a big helping of this at your next barbecue instead of carb-heavy potato or macaroni salad.

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Broccoli Slaw with Apples and Dried Cherries

Your next-door neighbor called. She said your potluck contributions need some work. This sweet-and-crunchy broccoli slaw with apples and dried cherries should do the trick.

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Simple Broccoli Stem and Brown Rice Stir-Fry

Wait! Don’t throw out those broccoli stalks. Gena Hamshaw shows us how to transform them into a tasty side, with the help of tamari, rice vinegar, sesame oil, garlic and crushed red pepper.

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Roasted Broccoli and Bacon Pasta Salad

A winning combo that’s sure to be a hit at your next barbecue. (When in doubt, add extra bacon.)

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Instant Pot Creamy Broccoli Mac and Cheese

Add some greens to your macaroni and cheese. This Instant Pot version is not only ridiculously easy but out-of-this-world cheesy, too.

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Roasted Broccoli with Olive Tapenade

When you’re strapped for time, easy and elevated recipes are the name of the game. Carlene Thomas wows us with this gorgeous appetizer, which is ready in less than 30 minutes.

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Bacon Beer Cheese Broccoli Cheddar Soup

How to take soup from boring to brilliant: Use beer cheese to upgrade the classic combo of broccoli and cheddar.

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Charred Broccoli with Sriracha Almond Butter Sauce

Are you that person who adds Sriracha to, well, everything? If so, this is your new go-to broccoli side dish, complete with a buttery chili sauce.

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Asian Broccoli Salad with Peanut Sauce

When you meet a broccoli hater, this is the dish that will convert them. Promise.

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Roasted Broccoli with Lemon and Garlic

When it comes to fresh veggies, a simple preparation is often tastier. Case in point? This delightfully easy six-ingredient dish by Gaby Dalkin.

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Broccoli Stem Fries and Chimichurri Tahini

Here’s a new twist on the French fry from Jodi Moreno: Sprinkle broccoli stems with spices, bake them and serve alongside a tahini dip.

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Broccoli Rabe and Burrata with Lemon

Burrata and pistachios really elevate this simple sautéed broccoli rabe side. Make a double batch—everyone’s going to want seconds.

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Extra Flaky Broccoli Cheddar Soup Mini Pies

Everything you love about broccoli cheddar soup in pastry form. Serve these with everything.

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