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The TikTok application is a real gold mine for those looking for simple tips to make their daily lives easier. Among these tips, the kitchen is not left out, and we have discovered a little secret to wash and cook broccoli in a more efficient way than ever. Before revealing this tip to you, let’s dive into the benefits of this green vegetable, and find out how to prepare it properly.
Broccoli is a cruciferous vegetable that is packed with health benefits. It is rich in vitamins, especially vitamin C and vitamin K, as well as essential minerals like potassium and calcium. It is also a valuable source of fiber, which makes it an ideal ally for maintaining a healthy digestive system. Its regular consumption is associated with many benefits, including reducing the risk of heart disease and helping with bone health.
When it comes to preparing broccoli, many people make the mistake of washing it the wrong way. The little florets are so tightly packed together that they form an almost impermeable barrier. To allow water to penetrate well and remove impurities, simply turn it over. As soon as you perform this maneuver, you will notice that the water flows much more easily through the small florets.
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Your broccoli is all clean, so you can cook it. For this, you don’t need to bother cutting it while it’s still raw. In a saucepan, boil water. Place the broccoli upside down. To stabilize it, you can use a stick to pass through the foot. Once it is well cooked, you just need to cut the florets very easily.
Now that you have collected the flowers broccoli, don’t make the mistake of throwing your foot away! It would be a shame to waste this often neglected part of the vegetable. Broccoli stalks can be used in several ways. You can peel it and cut it into small pieces to include it in a vegetable soup. You also have the option of crushing it or blending it to incorporate it into mashed potatoes. Even the broccoli cooking water should not be neglected. You can reuse it for cooking your pasta or your rice, or let it cool to water your houseplants, thus providing an additional nutrient supply.