Broccoli was first brought to the United States by Italian immigrants and became popular in the 1920s.
How to Select
Buy fresh or frozen in whole heads or florets. Broccoli heads should be odorless with tight, blueish green florets.
How to Store
Refrigerate broccoli and use within 3-5 days.
How to Prepare
Broccoli can be sauted, steamed, boiled or eaten raw. Toss broccoli into a stir-fry, add it to salads, use it as a pizza topping or dip it in low-fat ranch for a fun treat!
Recipes with this Vegetable
Very Veggie Pizza
The kids will love helping make this recipe. The pizza can be topped with all your favorite veggies!
Asian Noodles with Peanut Butter Sauce
Frozen veggies add a nutritious, delicious bite to this dish.