Broccoli & Stilton Roulade

Broccoli & Stilton Roulade

An alternative to omelettes!

This broccoli roulade recipe is a creative way to serve eggs as a main dish.    Delicious hot or cold it is a light yet satisfying dish.   All this with 4 eggs and a head of broccoli too!

A roulade is an easy way to produce an elegant looking dish with just a few ingredients too.  The roulade is close to becoming my next frittata replacement as I can think of a few possibilities with this dish.  There’s something strangely satisfying about rolling this up without the filling bursting out of the sides too.  I love how pretty it looks sliced too. Standby your egg tray and make sure you have some parchment paper to hand.  Roulades will be coming your way!

Inspired by a spinach roulade that I recently made I started to think of other possibilities as I had forgotten how simple this dish is to make. A creative way to use eggs with it looking more difficult to make than it really is too. As I loved the green of the spinach in my recent roulade, I turned to broccoli. The flavour combination of broccoli and stilton are a favourite of mine, so the filling was decided. Although I had initially made this to be a hot main for my dinner that day, I discovered that I preferred this cold later. As well as for lunch the following day. The Chief Taster did not care for it warm and I did not care for his comments either. He didn’t get to sample any cold either after that. All mine and no sharing!

As you roll the roulade, keep the edges tight as you roll and take it slowly.  If any filling oozes out of the side, it’s not the end of the world.  Sometimes you can gently unroll it and try again.  If it all collapses, chop it up, throw it amongst some lettuce leaves, tomatoes and sliced onions, and call it a hearty salad.  If you say “that’s what I meant to make” with enough conviction no-one will question you!

My broccoli roulade is light and delicate with a delicious creamy filling.  If you do not like a strong cheese substitute the stilton with some grated Cheddar cheese.  Or perhaps just use the cream cheese, flavoured with some herbs.  Serve hot or cold for lunch, in slices for a picnic or pot luck.  This makes a great dish when you have that surprise vegetarian guest too.  If I turned up for dinner and this was served I’d think “ooh, thanks for the effort”.  Then realise how easy it was to make and smile knowingly. 





christian

That sounds really delicious!
Respond 0 11.Jan 13:06
Add
Write an article

You may also like

Recipes

Troopers I present to you my shaking cupcake or ... Read more

3 conaceiteysal - 24.May
Recipes

As most of us parents with kids know, feeding the ... Read more

4 Gourmet Everyday - 22.May
Recipes

As a blogger, I am often sent new ... Read more

3 Gourmet Everyday - 18.May
Recipes

Troopers here is the American dream, a smoked ... Read more

5 conaceiteysal - 13.May
Recipes

When challenged with creating a cocktail using ... Read more

3 Gourmet Everyday - 08.May
Recipes

Troopers in this channel of your kitchen we play ... Read more

3 conaceiteysal - 04.May
Recipes

5 povitalian - 03.May
Recipes

Today we are going to prepare an awesome recipe, ... Read more

5 conaceiteysal - 23.Apr
Recipes

In Gourmetkaters Kochtopf geschaut

3 Gourmetkater - 21.Apr
Recipes

Did you know April is National Florida Tomato ... Read more

4 Gourmet Everyday - 19.Apr
Recipes

Troopers say goodbye to the season of soups, ... Read more

6 conaceiteysal - 19.Apr
Recipes

in Gourmetkaters Kochtopf geschaut

3 Gourmetkater - 15.Apr
Recipes

To be honest, when I was asked to participate in ... Read more

4 Gourmet Everyday - 13.Apr
Recipes

Troopers as they already know the octopus cooking ... Read more

2 conaceiteysal - 12.Apr
Recipes

Bring from Florida and having grown up on an ... Read more

4 Gourmet Everyday - 10.Apr