Broccoli is a very pleasant and enjoyable addition to your side dishes. It is great steamed, in stir fries and also very enjoyable in a raw salad. It is also very quick and easy to prepare regardless of the method of preparation.
Broccoli is very healthy and you get the most nutrients when eaten raw. It is very high in Vitamin C and also contains Vitamins K, and A and minerals such as calcium and iron.
It’s a member of the cruciferous vegetable family which includes cauliflower, brussel sprouts and cabbage to mention a few.
Continue on to the following page for some more information on broccoli and to watch a very interesting video on how to plant and care for your broccoli while it is growing.