12 One-Pot Broccoli Main Dishes for Easy, Complete Meals
Get your healthy broccoli the easy way! These all-in-one broccoli-based recipes are complete meals. Some get it done with a sheet pan, others a skillet, pie pan, or casserole dish. But the bottom line: all you'll need is one dish to make these delicious and diverse meals.
Baked Italian Chicken Dinner
Use fresh or frozen broccoli for this simple sheet-pan dinner. "Very good," says Bon. "I pre-cooked the chicken and parboiled the potatoes to quicken the process, baking about 20 minutes. Next time, we will add some fresh collard greens or spinach!"
Healthy Broccoli Cheese Bake
"Here's a more nutritious version of the classic casserole, made with mushrooms, peppers, and whole-wheat bread crumbs," says RuthE.
Broccoli Chicken Divan
This is classic comfort food -- and so quick and easy. "I have to double this recipe each time I make it so we can have seconds, and leftovers," says momma_s.
"This pizza uses hummus instead of the usual red sauce," says POODLEMOLUC. "It's a unique and healthy pizza for those bored with the traditional."
Ham, Potato and Broccoli Casserole
Cover the bottom of a baking dish with frozen French fries (or Tater Tots!), add a layer of broccoli florets, then cubed ham, and a simple creamy soup mixture. Top it off with a little Parmesan and bake until bubbly! "An excellent quick dinner fix," raves Shana.
Easy Broccoli Quiche
Here's one for the pie pan. A great choice for dinner or brunch. "Delicious," says Chrissy. "I made this using leftover fresh cooked broccoli, and it turned out wonderful."
"This lasagna was fantastic," raves Theresa. "I used the no-boil noodles and blanched some fresh broccoli."
Ham and Broccoli Bake
"This quick, week-night dinner is a nice alternative to mac-and-cheese," says mrs.embee. "It comes together easily and is comforting and filling."
Broccoli Chicken Casserole I
The secret to this super-quick recipe is the stuffing mix. Sprinkled over the top, it adds flavorful crunch to this creamy chicken-and-broccoli bake. "So good," says MOM2FOUR. "And even better reheated!"
Chicken Sausage Gnocchi Skillet
Break out the skillet for this one. It's a quick, tasty way to turn prepared gnocchi into a meal. "It's a light-tasting dish with mild flavors that is quick to prepare as long as you prep the gnocchi in advance," says Dave.
Cheesy Bacon Pasta Bake with Broccoli Crumble
"Farfalle pasta, mixed with a creamy and savory sauce, is topped with a riced broccoli crumble and baked as a casserole for a quick, easy, and delicious dinner," says Diana71.
Healthy Steak Stir-Fry
Here's a quick and healthy steak main dish that is ready in about 30 minutes. Sirloin and veggies are stir-fried in a quick steak sauce. "This is one tasty, healthy way to enjoy your steaks, in a stir-fry!" says Cody Tilberry.