Broccoli and Cauliflower

Broccoli and cauliflower are a staple in my home and I hope they are in your home as well.   Not just because they always seem to be available at the grocery store but because they are super foods that boost the immune system and have some major cancer-fighting benefits.  Plus they are a pretty tasty team!  The baby food puree is a great way to introduce the flavor to your baby.  The recipe for the rest of the family is a sweet and salty combo that is perfect with the crunchy roasted veggies.

Broccoli Cauliflower Puree

  • 1/2 a head of Broccoli
  • 1/2 a head of Cauliflower

Cut the broccoli and cauliflower into equal sized florets.  Steam the broccoli and cauliflower in a steamer basket with water just until fork tender.  The Beaba Baby cook machine is also great for this.  Using the steaming liquid puree to desired consistency.

Roasted Broccoli and Cauliflower

  • 1/2 a head of Broccoli
  • 1/2 a head of Cauliflower
  • 2 tablespoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • Salt and Pepper
  • 2 Cloves Garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon Capers
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons Raisins

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.  Cut the broccoli and cauliflower into equal sized florets.   Toss the veggies with about 1 tablespoon olive oil, salt and pepper in a shallow roasting pan.

Roast for 30 to 40 minutes stirring occasionally.  When the veggies are done, they will start becoming golden on the edges and look like they are ready for the party.  Remove from oven and prepare the final touches.  Heat a small saute pan with the remaining tablespoon of olive oil.  Add the garlic, saute for about 30 seconds add in the raisins and capers and saute for about 1 minute.  Do Not Let this Burn!!! Move quickly here and remove the pan from the heat.  Pour the caper and raisin mixture over the veggies and toss to combine.

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  5. I like these recipes,where’s the print? to copy them?I fixed cauliflower as a side dish this noon,but the rasins etc. sound even better & broccoli. thanks for the great recipes.

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