Broccoli is mostly considered to be an exotic vegetable among all, as it is juicy, fresh, firm and it needs to be cooked in a right method. Broccali is botanically also known as brassica oleracea italica, Broccoli draws a resemblance to cauliflower, a regular vegetable that you can find in almost every Indian household. Other than any cooking methods, the cells that break down faster in boiling water is plonking broccoli. In this busy schedule of our daily life, we don't have time for cooking, so for quick eating just dice the broccoli, lace it with extra virgin olive oil and salt and throw it in the oven. You also have another choice that is to grill, saute or bake brassica florets.
It is said that the Broccoli was first cultivated by the European about 2000 years ago and later it was brought to other countries by Italians. Broccoli is one of the most nutritious vegetables as its content vitamin C and vitamin A and rather it is exotic with dark green, crisp and sturdy florets. It is one of those unique vegetables that have a colorful and well-documented history.
Consuming vegetables and fruits of all kinds has long been associated with a reduced risk of many lifestyle-related health conditions. Many studies have suggested that increasing consumption of plant foods like Brassica decreases the risk of obesity, diabetes, heart disease, and overall mortality. It also helps us to promote a healthy complexion and hair, increased energy, and overall lower weight.
Here Are Some Awesome Finger-licking Broccoli Recipes For you!
1.Broccoli and chili beef stir-fry
Are you bored with your daily food at home? Then there is an easy recipe for you now. No need to order from your local Chinese restaurant when you can rustle up this flavorsome beef stir-fry in less than 30 minutes. This recipe is not just quick or easy to make, it’s also low in calories, too.
2. One bowl of Broccoli Pasta
There is no one who doesn't like pasta, so pasta lovers just add on it and enjoy. The pasta recipe is not only for low calorie but it is also low with its cost. The recipe is just simple and easy to put together even it is packed with full of punchy flavors.
3. Broccoli soup with blue cheese croutons
A broccoli soup is an amazing winter soup to quickly whip up when you need some green vegetables. Thick, creamy, healthy and perfect to tuck in during winter. If you have any leftover Stilton, you could use that here instead of the dolcelatte.
4. Brassica Salad
The Brassica salad is crispy and crunchy, not only that it is a low-calorie salad with creamy kefir dressing would make a quick and easy healthy dinner idea. On the salad add some of the toasted walnuts to satisfying the bite to the green vegetable.
5. Broccoli and peanut soba noodles
Broccoli and peanut soba noodles are an instant and easy recipe, it just takes 20 minutes to cook or even less than that. The fresh greens Broccoli are a great combination with the noodles, while, you can add the roast peanuts for a crunchy texture to the dish.