Crunchy, mild and slightly bitter, broccoli is the perfect complement for cheeses, salads and stir-fries. Not bad for one of nature's great sources of nutrients!
Few vegetables are as divisive as broccoli, either you love it or hate it —
Here’s a clue: If your parents don’t like the green stuff, chances are you won’t. Of course, that doesn’t mean you can’t find a tasty way to incorporate it into your diet.
Try some Broccoli and Cheddar Chowder – MM MM good!
Why we need it: Cruciferous veggies like broccoli, cauliflower and Brussels sprouts pack a serious punch against cancer.
Broccoli's vitamin C content might just blow mind: Just 85 g of raw broccoli, or a little more than a cup chopped, contains 130 percent of your Daily Value of vitamin C, making this veggie an excellent source of the antioxidant.
Broccoli is also a source of folate and vitamins A and K. What more could you ask for?
Where to get it: Frozen or fresh, broccoli is easy to come by year-round. To get the most out of your super veggie, try to eat it raw or lightly steamed — cooking kills off most of its vitamin C.
You also might enjoy: Roasted Broccoli with Tomatoes
Portobello, Broccoli Stir Fry