Tender Stem Broccoli With Feta Cheese Stir Fry

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Tender stem broccoli and feta cheese stir fry

Tender stem broccoli and feta cheese stir fry

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Cheese is not something that I use very often in cooking and baking. It’s mainly because I did not grow up on dairy food. Besides, dairy food like cheese is very expensive back home in Malaysia. So imagine the shock when I came here to Scotland and find big shelves of milk , cheese, butter and cream in all sizes in the supermarkets. It just blew my mind! I have tried quite a number of them but not all yet. Still learning!

There’s one cheese which I actually quite like and that’s feta cheese. It’s a little salty, creamy and tastes quite like the salty fermented bean curd which the Chinese likes to eat, usually with congee, and is often referred to as Chinese cheese.

Feta cheese

Feta cheese

Tender stem broccoli is a very delicious vegetable. It has a natural sweetness of it own. As the name implies, it’s tender and quick to cook.

This Tender Stem Broccoli With Feta Cheese Stir Fry recipe is very simple and easy. The combination of the cheese and the crunchy yet tender broccoli was just fabulous. This is the first time I tried it. It’s one I will cook again. You can adjust the amount of the ingredients below.

Ingredients
feta cheese
tender stem broccoli
garlic
oil
sea salt

Fry ginger and garlic

Fry ginger and garlic

Heat up some oil and fry the garlic and ginger until fragrant.

Frying tender stem broccoli

Frying tender stem broccoli

Add the broccoli and stir fry until it’s cooked to your liking. I love it with still some crunch to it. Just before you dish up, add the feta cheese, give a quick stir and dish up. I had it with rice and really like it. But I’m sure this would be delicious with pasta or noodles too.

There are several types of broccoli. Have you tried them all? Which one is your favourite? Please share, add and comment in the comment box below.

Other broccoli recipe that you may be interested in:
Tenderstem Broccoli With Turkey Mince

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32 Comments

anncoo  on November 1st, 2010

I love broccoli that have a lots of fibre in it. I would like to try this with feta cheese, sounds so delicious.

suituapui  on November 1st, 2010

I thought those are kai lan…or Chinese broccoli but no, they are broccoli with lots of stems. Somebody just asked me for a recipe…can refer him to you or perhaps I’ll cook a dish soon and post on it.

Belinda @zomppa  on November 1st, 2010

Whoa. Never thought about using feta in a stir fry! Creative.

Aipi  on November 1st, 2010

love the combo..looks nice!

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Jeannie  on November 1st, 2010

That looks good! I have never used cheese for stir fried either, one reason being chinese stir fry dishes rarely call for cheese to be added. THis is something different indeed. A good marry of different cultures.

claire  on November 1st, 2010

wow..what an unique dish, Mary.. kailan with cheese ingredient.. i wonder how that will taste..

pigpigscorner  on November 1st, 2010

Feta cheese sounds like a nice addition!

noobcook  on November 1st, 2010

yes, cheese is generally quite expensive in M’sia and S’pore. what a great and unique idea to use in a stir-fry!

Faith  on November 1st, 2010

What a great stir-fry, Mary! I love the addition of feta for the creaminess!

Swathi  on November 1st, 2010

Great stirfry Love greens and feta together.

Sushma Mallya  on November 1st, 2010

Easy and yummy

tigerfish  on November 1st, 2010

feta cheese is a cheese I have seldom use in my cooking too.

Rachana  on November 1st, 2010

Brocolli with feta cheese sounds great. A delicious stir fry!

redkathy  on November 1st, 2010

Hi Mary, your stir fry looks beautiful and so delicious! Ginger and feta, a creative combination for stir fry. Bookmarked to my Must Try folder!

Biren @ Roti n Rice  on November 1st, 2010

We eat broccoli at least once a week and I normally just do a plain stir-fry. Add feta is new to me but it sounds interesting.

lequan  on November 1st, 2010

hi Mary,

you’re right, i’m Chinese and i definitely do love my fermented bean curd…lol. i can even just eat plain rice with that for an extremely quick and lazy meal…teehee.

i’ve never tried feta chese with broccoli before, what an interesting and great idea. i’m not picky about my broccoli, but if i had to choose, this would be my fave.

Cheah  on November 2nd, 2010

Feta cheese stir-fry! It’s unique, Mary!

kitchen flavours  on November 2nd, 2010

Looks really good! You are right, cheese can cost quite a bomb over here in Malaysia. There are lots of recipes which I’m drying to try, but most of the cheese are extremely expensive. Feta cheese is in the affordable range, but have yet to try it. Will try it soon. Have a nice day!

Ananda Rajashekar  on November 2nd, 2010

broccoli stir fry is my loving ur version man broccoli always rocks!

Dimah  on November 2nd, 2010

This sounds wonderful!

Angie's Recipes  on November 2nd, 2010

I love broccoli prepared at any way! This looks great with feta.

Cooking Gallery  on November 2nd, 2010

I love the addition of feta cheese! Thanks for sharing this Mary :).

Drick  on November 2nd, 2010

I will be glad when you get back although I do hope all is well … miss your funny comments and humor - glad you are experiencing with cheese more….

sweetlife  on November 2nd, 2010

feat in a stri fry, oh how yummy…thanks for sharing, can’t wait until your back…take care

sweetlife

sweetlife  on November 2nd, 2010

i meant feta in stir fry..oh goodness,

sweetlife

Blackswan  on November 3rd, 2010

Broccoli with Feta Cheese?? Wow, what a daring approach! I’ve never thought of that. Looks good :)

Christine@Christine's Recipes  on November 3rd, 2010

Aw, Mary, stir fry feta cheese! My daughter is a big fan of broccoli and feta cheese, but I’ve ever thought of stir-frying them together.

Nic  on November 3rd, 2010

This looks super-healthy - you can’t go wrong with broccoli, and adding Feta is a great idea!

Melanie  on November 3rd, 2010

I never thought of eating broccoli with feta cheese! I will give it a try!

tasteofbeirut  on November 3rd, 2010

This is a delicious meal; I already have some broccoli, all I need is the cheese and I can make it!

My Restaurants Melbourne  on November 4th, 2010

Yummy, cheese in stir fry, great idea!

Janet@Gourmet Traveller88  on November 10th, 2010

This looks like a great fusion dish to me.

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