How to cut broccoli? It sounds easy. I promise there is a method for cutting most vegetables. And I am here to make it easy, every time.
Broccoli is in the family of yummy cruciferous vegetables. What does that mean? Simply; the shape of their four petals resembles a cross. I don’t know where their petals are but, okay. A few of the family members are; cauliflower, cabbage, Brussel sprouts, kale, and bok choy. Just to name a few. I’ve gotta find that cross.
When I produced the video for “How to Cut Broccoli” it appears that I discarded the long stem. I didn’t. No haters here. How to cut broccoli is only the beginning. What to do with florets and the stems? There are plenty of options.
What to do with the stem?
- Baked broccoli chips
- Broccoli soup
- Broccoli pesto
- Baby food
- Broccoli coleslaw
- Vegetable broth
- and more…
Add the stems for texture:
The stems can be tossed into just about anything. Making scrambled tofu? Trow in a handful of chopped stems. Consider adding them to your favorite casserole dish. Want a salad? Perfect opportunity to add, not only texture but nutrients. Heck, stir them into your favorite oatmeal. Why not? Use the whole broccoli when you can. If you don’t want to or can’t, no shame, COMPOST.
Nutritious? Oh, Yeah Baby!
Broccoli has an impressive amount of nutrients. Broccoli is high in fiber, and vitamin C. It also contains vitamin K, iron, and potassium. Now if you really want nutrition broccoli sprouts are crazy nutritious, sprinkle on a salad, avocado toast, sliced tomatoes, and vegan breakfast sausage. Why not double dose and toss them on some cooked broccoli. The more the merrier.
Now run out and get yourself, your loved ones, neighbors, anyone, broccoli today. Don’t want to miss out on all that yummy green goodness. Easy, versatile, delicious, nutritious, it doesn’t get much better!
Have some fun in the kitchen and don’t take yourself too seriously. Subscribe, share, and let me know how “YOU” made it your own. I look forward to your positive comments and suggestions.