Broccoli is so much more than an obligation with these 9 enticing recipes – The Washington Post

Beef and Broccoli Stir-Fry, above. I’m sure I’m not the only person who grew up thinking this Chinese takeout staple was the only acceptable way to eat broccoli. But, hey whatever works, and you’ll feel especially good serving your kids (or other challenging eaters) this lighter made-at-home version.

Garlicky Broccoli and Beans With Pesto. Regardless of the weather, you’ll appreciate the smart way the broccoli gets blanched for this quick, meatless entree: with boiling water from a tea kettle.

Better Broccoli Salad. Nourish columnist Ellie Krieger updates and improves the potluck staple, including using Greek yogurt in the dressing and sun-dried tomatoes as a mix-in.