Broccoli is full of nutrients. It’s a good source of vitamins A, C and E, fibre, potassium, calcium and protein. Broccoli is also good for your eyes as it contains two carotenoids called lutein and zeaxanthin. These antioxidants reduce your risk of age-related macular degeneration and cataracts.
This recipe is tasty and healthy too!
Broccoli Pesto Pizza with Goat Cheese
400g cooked, chopped broccoli florets
1 pizza crust preferably wholemeal
1 cup fresh basil leaves
1/3 cup Parmesan cheese
4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
110g goat cheese
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 large tomato
Preheat oven to 225 C
Place broccoli, Parmesan cheese, basil and salt in a food processor. Add olive oil and stir until it has the consistency of pesto.
Spread sauce over pizza crust, followed by sliced tomato. Add goat cheese and sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.
Bake for 10 minutes.