Broccoli is known for being the food that no one at the dinner table wants. For instance, the first President Bush forbade its use in the White House kitchen. “I do not like broccoli, and I haven’t liked it since I was a little kid and my mother made me eat it,” he said famously.
But this recipe is so tasty it could convert even the staunchest broccoli detractor. Not only is this dish easy to make, it is also highly nutritious. Broccoli is an excellent source of vitamin C, vitamin K, and folate.
Tips on selecting and storing broccoli
When buying broccoli, choose heads that have firm and compact florets. (Florets are the small flowers that make up the broccoli head.) Avoid broccoli with florets that are yellowing, or broccoli with blossoming flowers. Store broccoli in a plastic bag in the refrigerator. Remember not to wash or cut broccoli