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FAQs about broccoli
Store unwashed broccoli in an open plastic bag in the coldest part of your refrigerator. However, it's better to wrap the broccoli in a damp paper towel and place it on a shelf or in a drawer in the refrigerator. You only want to wash the heads right before you plan to use them. Use the broccoli within 10-14 days.
Yes, you can freeze broccoli for up to a year. Although you can just toss the washed vegetable into a freezer bag, blanching it results in better-looking, fresher-tasting, and more nutritious broccoli.
Wash and cut the head into florets and the stem into pieces. Place the pieces in a pot of boiling water for 5 minutes to blanch them. Remove the broccoli from the boiling water immediately, and cool it by submerging it in ice water for 5 minutes. Drain and dry completely, then place the broccoli in freezer bags to store in the freezer. Once you're ready to use your frozen broccoli, either transfer the bag into the refrigerator and let it thaw overnight, or use it directly in your dish while cooking.
Some studies show that cooking vegetables can break down tough outer layers and cellular structures, allowing your body to absorb nutrients more easily. Out of the five most popular ways of preparing it -- boiling, microwaving, stir-frying, steaming, or frying -- the best way to prepare broccoli is to steam it as it retains the highest level of nutrients.