Broccomole

2016-06-03
  • Yield : 2 cups
  • Prep Time : 2m
  • Cook Time : 10m
  • Ready In : 7m

Broccomole

If guacamole (or any dip) is a hit with your kids, or even simply avocado on sandwich, then this lovely broccomole dip is a great and familiar way to enjoy the goodness of broccoli.

Nutrition Note: if you are having trouble getting your little ones to eat enough fibre, this is a great way to increase their daily intake.

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This recipe was developed by contributing intern Accredited Practising Dietitian (APD) Katrina Mills from Body Fusion Lane Cove. Katrina is an enthusiastic and driven dietitian who advocates for eating whole foods, living an active lifestyle and maintaining a positive mindset. She is a keen cook, who often experiments with new healthy recipes and actively engages in the promotion of positive nutrition messages through her online blog, social media and podcasts.

Website: www.katrinamills.com.auwww.bodyfusion.com.au
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Read more about Broccoli and inspired recipes from Katrina:

  • Seasonal Spotlight: Broccoli (coming soon)
  • Sweet orange vegetable and broccoli puree (coming soon)
  • Caramelised onion, capsicum and broccoli pastry bake (coming soon)
  • Cheesy turkey broccoli bites

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Ingredients

  • 1 medium head broccoli, cut into small florets
  • 2 avocadoes, cubed
  • juice of 1/2 lime
  • 1/2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp ground coriander
  • 1/4 cup coriander leaves, finely chopped
  • 2 spring onions, finely chopped
  • pepper to taste

Method

Step 1

Place the broccoli in a steamer basket over boiling water and steam for 5 minutes.

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Step 2

Place the cubes from 1 avocado into a food processor with the broccoli florets and pulse until smooth. -

Step 3

In a separate bowl, mash the remaining avocado with a potato masher or fork. -

Step 4

Stir through the broccoli mixture, coriander, spring onions and spices. -

Step 5

Add the lime juice, mix to combine and serve. -

Step 6

Storage: keep the broccomole in the fridge for 2-3 days. To help prevent the dip from browning, store with the seed of the avocado and add another squeeze of lemon or lime juice. Store in a ceramic bowl covered with foil. -

 

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