31 Vegan Broccoli Recipes to Inspire a Healthier You (2024)

We have everything here for every occasion and mealtime. If you have this wonderful vegetable in your kitchen and not sure what to do with it, this roundup is for you.

If you’d like more inspiration for plant-based meals, check out our detailed guide where we picked the very best dishes we could find.

Right now, this is all about broccoli, have a browse, pick which one takes your fancy, and enjoy!

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

  • Delicious Broccoli Recipes
    • Tandoori Broccoli Mushroom Wrap
    • Broccoli Salad with Creamy Cashew Dressing
    • Broccoli Cheese Soup
    • Garlic Roasted Broccoli
    • Broccoli Raisin Salad
    • Broccoli Cheese Casserole
    • Sesame Teriyaki Tofu and Roasted Broccoli Sheet Pan Dinner
    • Broccoli Cauliflower Chickpea Bowl with Tahini Lemon Sauce
    • Easy Green Bean Broccoli Stir Fry
    • Kung Pao Broccoli and Tofu
    • Veggie Pakora with Sweet Potato and Broccoli
    • Firecracker Broccoli Ramen
    • Cheesy Broccoli Quinoa Bites with Sriracha Aioli
    • Charred Broccoli with Soy Peanut Sauce
    • Sheet Pan Veggie Dinner with Broccoli, Sweet Potato, Tofu, Chickpeas and Miso Maple Dressing
    • 4-Ingredient Broccoli Tater Tots
    • Crunchy Asian Broccoli Salad
    • Citrus Tahini Soba Noodles and Broccoli
    • Broccoli Slaw Salad with Creamy No Mayo Dressing
    • Garlicky Kale Salad with Balsamic Tofu and Broccoli
    • Easy Paleo Detox Broccoli Salad
    • Easy Vegan Parmesan Roasted Broccoli
    • Broccoli Tots with Quick Curry Ketchup
    • Broccoli Apple Salad with Creamy Lemon-Tahini Dressing
    • Crispy Orange Seitan and Broccoli
    • The Best Vegan Broccoli Salad
    • Broccoli Tofu Stir Fry
    • Alfredo with Broccoli
    • Broccoli-Bacon Vegan Hand Pies
    • Charred Broccoli and Tofu-Stuffed Avocados with Sweet Lemon Curry Sauce
    • Thai Broccoli and Cauliflower Rice with Stir Fried Veggies
  • Wrapping Up

Delicious Broccoli Recipes

Tandoori Broccoli Mushroom Wrap

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Who doesn’t love delicious wraps? They’re easy to prepare and convenient to eat.

This recipe bursts with flavor, if you love curry then this is one you simply must try.

A great recipe to impress your friends or just to treat yourself with!

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Broccoli Salad with Creamy Cashew Dressing

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Vibrant, aromatic, and flavorful, this salad is a total hit. The combination of veggies and other ingredients provide you with a variety of flavors and textures. Not to mention the color!

The dressing takes the dish to another level. This recipe is ideal for sharing.

This is the perfect Summer salad and best of all, it’s easy to make and versatile so you can use whatever you have!

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Broccoli Cheese Soup

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Need a hearty meal that’ll make you feel warm and cozy? You simply must try this plant-based version of this classic dish!

The night before planning to make this, soak your cashews as this will yield the best results.

After that, you basically need 15 minutes to bring this to the table. Simple and straightforward!

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Garlic Roasted Broccoli

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Simplicity is the very definition of this recipe. The flavor of garlic combines perfectly with the broccoli’s freshness, making this the ultimate side dish.

For even more flavor, roast them for just a little longer as this will add more texture.

This is how you take a classic dish and give it a twist. I love these so much I just add basmati rice for the perfect meal.

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Broccoli Raisin Salad

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This is really unique, I’ve never considered a salad quite like it.

The dressing may have a good few ingredients but they are all well thought out and once you taste it, you’ll be using it for everything.

Perfect as a side-dish or even a meal in itself!

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Broccoli Cheese Casserole

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A dish like is of restaurant-quality yet not difficult or complicated to create.

The veggies melt in your mouth with all the other flavors, you can taste them individually and together too, do take your time and enjoy this wonderful meal.

It looks elegant and yet you won’t have any problems sourcing any of the ingredients in your local supermarket.

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Sesame Teriyaki Tofu and Roasted Broccoli Sheet Pan Dinner

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Asian cuisine is easily one of my favorites so I was excited to try this. Visually, it’s extremely appealing and will look great on the table for that special meal.

Sesame seeds go well with teriyaki so you already know this was well thought out. If you’ve never tried it before go ahead, it adds a new dimension of flavor to your veggies.

With broccoli and tofu combined, this dish is perfect on it’s own or will be great with your favorite rice.

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Broccoli Cauliflower Chickpea Bowl with Tahini Lemon Sauce

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Incredibly easy to make, this is perfect for every occasion, a quick snack, a full meal or even movie night!

Perfect for snacking, this dish wins at any time of the day. The dressing is truly wonderful and brings all the vegetables together.

You can swap out any of the ingredients with whatever you have that needs eating so perfect for using up left-overs.

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Easy Green Bean Broccoli Stir Fry

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I’m grateful to recipe developers like Jenn, who come up with simple and yet incredibly healthy and nutritious dishes like this.

If you follow the recipe exactly, you’re looking at just 98 calories per serving, if that wasn’t enough, it’s gluten-free too!

Easy to pair with virtually any meal, you’re going to love it.

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Kung Pao Broccoli and Tofu

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Another Asian dish makes its way to our list with its spicy goodness.

Taking Kung Pao up a notch is this combo of broccoli and tofu, stir-fried to perfection.

You don’t have to be a pro in the kitchen to make this, it’s almost too easy to make. Simply follow the instructions and this will be on your table in no time, more healthy and tasty for the next time you need a take-out fix. It’ll be cheaper too!

Personally, I think it works fine with noodles, but rice is also a good alternative.

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Veggie Pakora with Sweet Potato and Broccoli

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If you’ve never had pakora before you must start here today!

This classic Indian dish is perfect and goes with any Indian meal. You could buy pakoras, but they can be expensive and really, you can taste the difference when they are home-made!

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Firecracker Broccoli Ramen

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Ramen noodles are a thing, but Lauren ditched the artificial flavorings often seen accompanying them. Here she went all out by adding broccoli and a firecracker sauce.

The sauce packs a spicy kick with a hint of sweetness and somehow brings all the flavors together.

The crispy broccoli complements the noodles’ al dente bite, and the sauce coats them both nicely. Enjoy!

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Cheesy Broccoli Quinoa Bites with Sriracha Aioli

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Simply irresistible, these bites are perfect appetizers for parties or other occasions like a lunch gathering.

Incredibly easy to make but, the real advice here is, make sure you have the recipe handy as everybody that eats one of these will want it.

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Charred Broccoli with Soy Peanut Sauce

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This recipe is more like comfort food to me. Except this comfort food is super healthy!

If you’re watching out for your sodium levels, then good news as this dish uses low-sodium soy sauce.

You can opt for salt-free peanuts as well, and the end result is still flavorful thanks to the ingredients that work really well with each other.

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Sheet Pan Veggie Dinner with Broccoli, Sweet Potato, Tofu, Chickpeas and Miso Maple Dressing

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Looking for an all-around dinner to satisfy your sweet and sour cravings? Try this!

This dish is has everything you need, it’s loaded with vegetables that have different textures and flavors, tofu and more.

Add pepper flakes if you want added spice or other condiments like cinnamon or oregano depending on your taste. Fantastic and super easy!

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4-Ingredient Broccoli Tater Tots

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It’s amazing how the simplest of ingredients can produce the most delectable meals.

These tater tots are so good you can barely resist overindulgence. And afterwards, you may find yourself still craving more! We won’t judge.

Be creative in making your dipping sauce, as anything works with this dish.

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Crunchy Asian Broccoli Salad

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Shredded broccoli stalks are the main attraction for this salad. You can either shred them yourself or simply get broccoli slaw from the grocery’s fresh produce section.

The best part is that you won’t need to put in much effort to prepare it. One of the easiest recipes I have ever seen.

Perfect for those who need a great-tasting salad on the fly!

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Citrus Tahini Soba Noodles and Broccoli

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Savory, flavorful, and simple, that’s how a recipe like this one makes it to my list of favorites!

Tori recommends you use a branded soy, orange and ginger sauce as it coats the noodles well. However, if you are unable to source this, you could easily use your favorite soy sauce and add ginger and orange zest.

Broccoli adds a great layer of crunchy texture. Overall, it’s a great meal, especially good if you need something quick and easy after work.

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Broccoli Slaw Salad with Creamy No Mayo Dressing

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Yes, you got it right, no mayo yet still super creamy!

Marcie made this colorful dish, featuring her 3-ingredient coleslaw dressing recipe.

Expect rich, sweet, and fresh flavors when you dig into this nutritious assortment of fruits and vegetables. Yum!

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Garlicky Kale Salad with Balsamic Tofu and Broccoli

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Cruciferous greens are some of the healthiest vegetables you can find. Broccoli and kale are part of this family, so combining both in one dish makes for a very nutritious meal.

If you’re into garlic, this fabulous recipe comes with plenty of it!

Serve as is or with your favorite rice!

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Easy Paleo Detox Broccoli Salad

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This wonderful recipe is a great alternative to a regular salad and looks great too.

With just five ingredients, this salad will be ready in no time at all.

Perfect for those Summer afternoons when you want something light but satisfying.

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Easy Vegan Parmesan Roasted Broccoli

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Roasting vegetables enhances their taste and texture. Take this broccoli dish for instance. It’s charred, caramelized, and super crunchy!

Vegan parmesan, either get it from the store or make your own by pulsing nutritional yeast and pine nuts in a food processor a few times, job done!

Put them on your pasta, salad, or eat as they are. You’ll love them.

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Broccoli Tots with Quick Curry Ketchup

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Erin, the recipe author, created a real gem here!

Simply put, this is easy and super quick to create. The ketchup is just awesome and my new favorite! More importantly, if you’re struggling to get your kids to eat vegetables, this is the golden key!

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Broccoli Apple Salad with Creamy Lemon-Tahini Dressing

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Here’s a great salad using simple ingredients. It boasts creaminess and tang with a delightful dressing.

It’s super easy to make and very light. You could easily swap-out any of the ingredients and use whatever you have that needs eating.

I call it a perfect left-over dish!

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Crispy Orange Seitan and Broccoli

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Eva says this is a must-make, and we totally agree! The balance of citrusy sticky seitan and crisp broccoli are a dream come true. You will never miss Chinese take-out again! It’s a perfect treat mid-winter, or any time you have a craving for Chinese cuisine.

This recipe uses store-bought seitan or other veggie meat of your choice, which helps cut down the prep time. If you make your own seitan, we encourage you to use it with this recipe!

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The Best Vegan Broccoli Salad

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If you have left-over broccoli and need a super quick and easy recipe, grab this.

It’s incredibly healthy and I love how it can be a quick snack or a meal, depending on how much you make.

One of my favorites!

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Broccoli Tofu Stir Fry

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We’ve a great broccoli-tofu combo in the house!

I love this because all of its ingredients are simple, and very affordable.

If you love ‘bite’ to your veggies, then this is a must-try. I recommend serving with rice or your favorite noodles. Better than take-out any day!

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Alfredo with Broccoli

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Putting cauliflower in alfredo sauce is genius! It naturally complements broccoli since they’re from the same family of vegetables.

Make sure you roast your broccoli before putting them into the pan along with your pasta.

It’s yummy, garlicky, and lemony! Healthy comfort food at its finest!

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Broccoli-Bacon Vegan Hand Pies

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Bite into these savory pies any time, anywhere. They’re very flavorful and rich.

It’s almost unbelievable these pies contain only seven ingredients.

If you’re kids struggle to eat their veggies, these pies are one way to sneak them in. They’ll love them and so will you!

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Charred Broccoli and Tofu-Stuffed Avocados with Sweet Lemon Curry Sauce

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When creative presentation and mouthwatering flavor meet, this is the outcome.

As long as you’ve charred your avocados and veggies, how you want to assemble them is entirely up to you. Next time you’re hosting a party, these are most definitely a must!

You can either serve the ingredients separately or together as described. Either way, the combination of ingredients works!

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Thai Broccoli and Cauliflower Rice with Stir Fried Veggies

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So far, we’ve covered recipes where broccoli takes center stage. For this one, broccoli is a secondary ingredient to the with rice.

The beauty of this dish is you decide which veggies you prefer for the stir-fry, so feel free to get creative!

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Wrapping Up

We hope that we’ve given broccoli another chance! It deserves to be on our plates often.

Whether you’ve got a party coming up and need inspiration, or you were simply looking for a way to get your family to eat more healthy, we hope you found something here.

Remember, broccoli and cauliflower are pretty much close cousins so you could easily swap them over with nearly all of these dishes!

As John Lennon once said, ‘All We Are Saying, is Give Broccoli A Chance’! He said that, right?

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