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Broccoflower

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Preparation, uses, and tips

Wash broccoflower head well, cut into florets, and steam until tender. Or cook broccoflower in stock, then purée with milk or soy milk for a fast, creamy soup.

Buying and storing tips

Broccoflower can be found in the produce section of most health food stores, specialty markets, and supermarkets. Look for a firm, compact head with tight florets, and avoid any heads that have begun to brown. Store unwashed, tightly wrapped broccoflower in the refrigerator for four to five days.

Varieties

Broccoflower is a type of cruciferous (cabbage family) vegetable.

Nutrition Highlights

Broccoflower (raw), 1 cup (93g)
Calories: 20
Protein: 1.88g
Carbohydrate: 3.9g
Total Fat: 0.19g
Fiber: 2.0g
*Excellent source of: Vitamin C (56mg)

*Foods that are an “excellent source” of a particular nutrient provide 20% or more of the Recommended Daily Value. Foods that are a “good source” of a particular nutrient provide between 10 and 20% of the Recommended Daily Value.

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