Well, who says you can’t have your greens and eat them too? Get ready to indulge in the most unusual and surprisingly delicious dessert you’ll ever taste – Broccoli Ice Cream! Yes, you heard it right, we’re taking a superfood and turning it into a super treat!
This one-of-a-kind dessert will have you salivating as we combine the bitter and earthy flavors of broccoli with the smooth and creamy smoothness of ice cream. And if that wasn’t enough, we’ve included a surprise ingredient that will make your taste buds sing with delight.
Not only is this broccoli ice cream recipe a showstopper for dinner parties, but it’s also packed with essential vitamins, minerals, and nutrients that your body will thank you for. So, put on your apron, grab your blender, and get ready to impress your friends and family with this innovative and healthy dessert that will have them asking for seconds!
The Secret Behind Broccoli Ice Cream
Broccoli is a nutrient-rich vegetable with vitamins C, K, and A, fiber, calcium, and essential minerals. When combined with ice cream, the slightly bitter and earthy flavor of broccoli creates a surprising and delicious taste. The green color of broccoli ice cream also adds a pop of color to any dessert spread, making it an attractive addition to your dessert table.
What Are The Benefit Of This Ice Cream?
I am an ice cream fan, and I know how tough it was for me to refrain from eating ice cream when on a diet. But I figured it out! Why not experiment with nutritious ice cream with superfoods such as broccoli? You could have an ice cream craving and be on a diet at the same time. Let’s look at some of the benefits of this recipe:
- Boost energy level the whole day
- Help to lose weight
- Best for diet people
- Less fat
How Does It Taste like?
It’s surprisingly delicious! The flavor is a cross between the somewhat bitter and earthy taste of broccoli and the sweet, creamy bliss of ice cream. The texture is smooth and velvety, much like ordinary ice cream, but with a dash of refreshing broccoli flavor. It’s a fun and distinctive treat that will definitely amaze your taste buds.
How to Make Broccoli Ice Cream Soft and Creamy?
Puree cooked or fresh broccoli with an ice cream base of cream, milk, and sugar to produce soft and creamy broccoli ice cream. In an ice cream machine, churn the mixture until it reaches a soft-serve consistency, then freeze for a few hours to set. A modest quantity of alcohol might assist in keeping the ice cream creamy.
Can I Use Frozen Broccoli for This Recipe?
Frozen broccoli can be used for this ice cream recipe. It will be easy to make the ice cream faster with frozen broccoli.
How Can I Make This Recipe Vegan Or Dairy-free?
To make the broccoli ice cream recipe vegan or dairy-free, substitute the cream and milk with non-dairy alternatives like coconut cream or almond milk.
This Broccoli ice cream recipe is nutritious and healthy. Without worrying about fat and calories you will be able to indulge in it. I hope you enjoy this ice cream recipe just like I do.
If you know different ice cream recipes with broccoli, please feel free to share your recipe in the comment section below.
Last Updated on March 11, 2023 by Zoey
Lindsay G. Cabral is a recipe blogger who specializes in vegan and gluten-free recipes. Lindsay has been blogging since 2012, and her recipes have been featured on popular websites such as Huffington Post, Mind Body Green, and The Kitchn. In addition to her blog, Lindsay is also the author of two cookbooks, Vegan Yum Yum and Vegan Yum Yum for All Occasions. When she's not in the kitchen, Lindsay enjoys spending time with her husband and two young daughters.