Broccoli is a cabbage whose name literally means "the flowering crest of cabbage". These vegetables are beloved in Asian cuisine and is used as an attractive and delicious accompaniment to a variety of savory food such as abalone, walnut shrimp, and fried foods. Broccoli has a mild vegetal flavor with a light bitterness and is rich in vitamins C and K.
Uses: Broccoli is delicious steamed, grilled, roasted, sautéed, or raw. Broccoli goes great in green juices and smoothies to add color, flavor, and nutrients.