Broccoli like you’ve never had before! Full of taste and nutrition, these beautiful, firm broccoli crowns will be sure to please your palette. One bunch includes two crowns for approximately 1.5-2 lbs total weight.
Place heads in the coldest area of the refrigerator in a perforated bag to keep them fresh. Lightly steam until bright green and crisp-tender. Include raw florets in salads to increase daily intake of cabbage family vegetables. Use for dipping as a healthy snack. And the ways to eat broccoli cooked are limitless!
All produce is cleaned and raw for those who want to prepare their own salads. These are not ready-to-eat. We recommend rinsing your produce before eating.
- Excellent source of chromium, folate, vitamin C, and vitamin K.
- Very good source of choline, copper, fiber, manganese, pantothenic acid, phosphorus, potassium, vitamin A, vitamin B6 (pyridoxine).
- Good source of calcium, iron, magnesium, niacin, omega-3 fatty acids, protein, vitamin B1 (thiamine), selenium, and zinc.
One of the more studied vegetables, broccoli has been shown to have numerous health benefits from phytonutrients to include anti-inflammatory, antioxidant benefits, improves cellular detoxification, lowers the risk of cancer of the prostate, colon, breast, bladder, and ovaries. Provides digestive support in the form of dietary fiber and glucosinolates. Provides cardiovascular support by lowering LDL-cholesterol levels. The B-complex vitamins of vitamin B6 (pyridoxine), vitamin B12, and folate helps convert homocysteine (a common amino acid) into a harmless substance and reduces the risk of heart attack and stroke.
In order to keep the nutritional benefits of broccoli intact, it is suggested that it be eaten raw or quick steamed for less than 5 minutes.