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Broccoli, Frozen Cuts

Last Modified: 03/30/08
First Published: 12/10/07
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Ingredient Information

Broccoli, Frozen Cuts
Price: $0.24
Calories: 30.00
Mass:
Volume: 1.00
Broccoli is a highly nutritious vegetable that is a member of the cabbage family. It is closely related to the cauliflowerbroccoli which it bears clear resemblance to, it is also related to cabbage, kale, kohlrabi, and brussel sprouts. The Italian name for broccoli – broccolo does actually mean cabbage sprout.

Filled with vitamins and minerals, broccoli contains great amounts of vitamin C, vitamin K, vitamin A, as well as folate, dietary fiber, manganese and potassium.

There are three main types of broccoli: sprouting broccoli, Romanesco broccoli and Purple cauliflower. Sprouting broccoli is the most commonly used broccoli in the United States.

Broccoli can be cooked in a variety of ways – boiled, steamed, sauteed, roasted etc... It is sold both fresh and frozen in the supermarket.


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