If you're just throwing them away, you might be missing out on a great source of fiber, vitamin C, and other nutrients. ?
Eating broccoli stalks can help improve digestion, maintain healthy cholesterol levels and support your immune system. Who knew that something so simple could have so many amazing benefits?
Yields 1 to 2 servings
1 large broccoli stalk, trimmed and peeled
2 Tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
3 Tablespoons grated parmesan cheese
1 clove garlic, minced
1/2 teaspoon each smoked paprika and cumin
salt and pepper to taste
1/4 cup freshly grated parmesan cheese
Preheat your oven to 425℉
Slice your broccoli stalk into medium thin thickness long sticks.
In a large bowl, whisk together the olive oil, 3 tablespoons grated parmesan, garlic and spices.
Add in the broccoli sticks to coat well. Next dip each stick on one side in the freshly grated parmesan. Transfer to your baking sheet, cheese side down.
Bake for 15-20 minutes or until crispy.