What is the floret of broccoli?

Cut off the stalk. Cut the stalk off a head of broccoli with a sharp knife. Make sure you cut high enough so that large individual florets fall away as you cut. Cut each large floret in half.

How do you cook broccoli?

Bring a large pot of water to a rapid boil. Add a heaping tablespoon of salt. Add the broccoli florets and cook until crisp-tender, 1 to 1 1/2 minutes. Remove with a slotted spoon and plunge immediately in the ice water.

How long do you steam broccoli on the stove?

Bring the water to a simmer over medium-high heat. Add the broccoli florets and stems and cover. Steam for 4-5 minutes, until tender. Uses for Steamed Broccoli: Side dish with olive oil and seasonings, warm salads, frittatas and casseroles, soups.

How do you saute broccoli?


  • Heat the olive oil in a 10″ skillet over medium-low heat.
  • Add the garlic and cook for 1 minute.
  • Add the broccoli, salt and pepper and toss with the olive oil and garlic until the broccoli turns bright green and becomes tender.
  • Remove from the skillet and serve.

The broccoli florets should be kept in its original packaging; after opening the product, when there is some product still in the bag, you should take out as much air as possible from the bag to prevent accelerated maturation.

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Optimum conservation temperature: from 1°C to 4.4 °C,

Humidity: 95 to 100%

Produces ethylene: NO

Sensitive to ethylene exposure: YES.

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