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Tuesday Tip | How to store Broccoli ? | Easy and Quick Method

Broccoli known to be a hearty and tasty vegetable which is rich in dozens of nutrients. It is said to pack the most nutritional punch of any vegetable. When we think about green vegetables to include in our diet, broccoli is one of the foremost veggies to come to our mind. Coming from the cabbage family, broccoli can be categorized as an edible green plant.

How to store Broccoli ?

While we know broccoli is good for us, it is virtually fat-free, low in sodium, and high in vitamins C and A. Broccoli is also high in dietary fiber and iron and is highly recognized for its anticancer nutrients.

How to store Broccoli ?

Consume fresh broccoli as soon as you can as it will not keep long. To store, cut the broccoli head into smaller florets. Put them into a net vegetable bag and keep them in refrigerate. Use within 2 to 5 days. Do not store broccoli in a sealed container or plastic bag and broccoli requires air circulation. Never wash broccoli before storing it in the refrigerator. The excess moisture promotes mold.

Things Required :

Fresh Broccoli – 3

Vegetable net bags – 3

Knife

Chopping board

Fresh broccoli spoils quickly, so it’s best to eat it sooner rather than later.

Method :

Hold broccoli upside down. Start from the outside and work your way in to the center of the floret cluster.

Continue to cut the florets moving inward. As you cut the outer florets free, you’ll be able to move up the stalk, which will result in less trimming later. Cut the florets free until you have removed them all from the stalk.

Put broccoli florets along with stalk in a vegetable net bag.

Store them in a refrigerator.

It stays fresh about three to four days in the refrigerator.