Organic Sweet Baby Broccoli

When you can’t decide whether you’re in the mood for Broccoli or Asparagus, try a third option: Broccolette. A cross between Chinese Kale and regular Broccoli, Broccolette has slender stalks small broccoli florets. It features a delicate and sweet Broccoli flavor with hints of Asparagus. The whole vegetable is edible and is cooked any way you’d cook Broccoli, just for a shorter amount of time.

Florets of Broccolette quickly blossom into yellow flowers in the field. A few are OK and will not impact your eating experience, but when selecting a bunches of Broccolette “flowering” should not be excessive.

Sweet Baby Broccoli Tips

  • Select Broccolette that is dark green and is not limp or flabby.
  • Florets of Broccolette quickly blossom into yellow flowers in the field. A few are OK and will not impact your eating experience, but when selecting a bunches of Broccolette “flowering” should not be excessive.
  • Store fresh Broccolette in a plastic bag in the crisper of your refrigerator.
  • DO NOT OVER-COOK Broccolette. Steam, sauté, boil, grill or roast it until the stalk is just tender enough to pierce with a knife.

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