Love it or hate it, broccoli is the brassica with a lot going for it. Rich in vitamins C and A and it's also loaded with calcium, fibre and antioxidants, it’s easy to cook and satisfying for both meat eaters and vegetarians alike. Even better, each little floret looks like a miniature tree which is a sure fire way to get kids interested in veggies.
Steam it until it’s tender, dress it, eat it cold, or hot, with pasta, in a sauce or alongside meat. There is a lot to love about broccoli.
If you're wondering how to cook broccoli, just try any of the recipes below and find all the more reason to cook up some broccoli tonight.
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