10 Child-Pleasant Broccoli Recipes – Tremendous Wholesome Youngsters

If your kids think they don’t like broccoli, try one of these 10 really delicious kid-friendly broccoli recipes!

Broccoli is a super nutritious vegetable that can also have a strong taste that some kids may shy away from. We found that when we serve vegetables in different ways, they bring out different flavors and textures, and kids try a vegetable that they may never have wanted to eat before. We have 10 super delicious broccoli recipes for you – try them and see how your kids like to eat broccoli!

Cheese broccoli cauliflower casserole

It’s as cheesy and tasty as mac and cheese .. but with a lot more nutrients!

Broccoli Poppers

These little poppers are sticky and cheesy on the inside and crispy crunchy on the outside! I haven’t met a child (or adult!) Who doesn’t love her!

Broccoli poppers rolled in breadcrumbs and served in a brown paper bag

Perfectly steamed broccoli

Sometimes basic is best! My kids love simple, steamed broccoli .. especially when we season it to perfection! Trader Joe’s has an all-purpose condiment that is perfect for steamed vegetables.

Broccoli in a steamer

Broccoli smoothie

Broccoli in a smoothie ?? This is for the children who just can’t stand it any other way. Trust us – with all the fruity flavors, your kids won’t even notice the broccoli is there!

Broccoli smoothie in a glass with a striped straw on a table with broccoli, avocado, banana and cherries

Broccoli & Cheese Breakfast Muffins

Hearty muffins filled with broccoli and melted cheese are deliciously warmed up for breakfast, as a simple snack on the go or in the lunch box. You are a must do!

Broccoli cheese muffins in white paper liners on a wooden table

Broccoli mashed potatoes

Adding broccoli to a meal that kids already know and love is a great way to introduce hesitant eaters to the table. These creamy broccoli potatoes are a great way to improve your diet!

small white bowls of broccoli mashed potatoes, ladled up with a yellow spoon

Cheesy broccoli canapes

Easy to make and absolutely delicious. Almost like a pancake, but with a spicy flair.

small stacks of cheesy broccoli donuts on small serving plates with a serving picker on top

Broccoli and Apple Salad

Sometimes when it looks different, kids give it a try – and this broccoli salad definitely has a new look than regular florets! It’s crispy and crunchy – and it’s one of our family’s favorite salads!

Broccoli and apple salad with poppy seed dressing in a small serving bowl

Tuscan Broccoli Stove Mac and Cheese

I’m not sure there is a dish that says kids more than good ol ‘mac and cheese! Made from scratch and topped with a delicious Tuscan broccoli, this meal is definitely a must!

Broccoli Mac and Cheese in a large bowl

10 minutes of vegetable pizza

Adding vegetables to a pizza makes it colorful and full of flavor! Try toasting your broccoli before adding it to your pizza. This pizza is simple, but your kids will love to help assemble it!

Pizza with French bread, topped with fresh vegetables and served with grapes

What’s your favorite way to serve this powerhouse?

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