One of the most nutritious vegetables about.
Green, fresh cut Broccoli, grown year round at the Onion Vegie Place Katikati
Broccoli contains glutathione, a potent antioxidant that helps kick-start the immune system & combat infection
Broccoli contains compounds, which research strongly indicates, inhibit the development of some cancers.
Eat raw to enjoy most health benefits. If cooking steam for 5 mins or stir-fry for best flavour, texture & health benefits. Otherwise boil for 8-10 mins.
Broccoli is one of the most versatile vegetables... can be served raw or lightly blanched & used in salads, pasta dishes, omelettes, quiches, soups & as a side dish.
Store at 0ºC with a relative humidity of 90-100%. Broccoli is very ethylene sensitive so store separately from ethylene producing fruits and vegetables.
Broccoli is a great ingredient for a detox smoothie
|Serving size: ½ cup, chopped - 91g|
|Fat, total (g)||0.5||1%||0.5|
|- saturated (g)||0.04||0%||0.04|
|- sugars (g)||1.6||1%||1.8|
|Dietary fibre (g)||3.1||10%||3.4||Contains dietary fibre|
|Vitamin C (mg)||90||225% RDI*||99||A good source of vitamin C|
|Vitamin B6 (mg)||0.3||19% RDI*||0.33||A source of vitamin B6|
|Vitamin E (mg)||0.89||9% RDI*||0.98||A source of vitamin E|
|Folate (µg)||25||13% RDI*||31||A source of folate|
|Vitamin A Equiv. (µg)||96||13% RDI*||105||A source of vitamin A Equiv.|
|Niacin (mg)||1.1||11% RDI*||1.2|
|Iron (mg)||0.5||5% RDI*||0.6|
|Zinc (mg)||0.4||4% RDI*||0.5|
|Thiamin (mg)||0.07||7% RDI*||0.08|
|Riboflavin (mg)||0.17||10% RDI*||0.19|