It`s always something surprisingly new that we can learn from our Mother Nature.
We all know about health benefits from broccoli and use of it in our kitchen and diet.
Broccoli leaves are healthier than flower
Most of the people use just the flower of the broccoli because it`s rich in antioxidants, magnesium, calcium and vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin E etc.
But what about broccoli leaves?
Are the broccoli leaves edible or not?
The answer to the question is YES.
The broccoli leaves are edible and they have numerous health benefits.
Just for your information, 30 grams of broccoli leaves which you probably always throw away have 90 % of the daily dose of vitamin A that you required.
As you know vitamin A is important for improving our eye`s sight and immune system.
In addition, those 30 grams of broccoli leaves contains a 43 % of vitamin C that you required every day.
As you probably know vitamin C is helping the prevention of cancer.
So, from now when you prepare flower of broccoli don`t forget to use and leaves of broccoli.
If you briefly boil about 3 minutes the very large leaves from broccoli you can use them like you would make stuffed cabbage.
You can chop leaves from broccoli and use them and add to the soups and sauces.
It`s very healthy to use leaves of broccoli as you use spinach.
Sauteing – slow boiling the leaves of broccoli with olive oil is excellent a side dish on your table.
Just use your imagine and use the broccoli leaves like any vegetable in your kitchen and diet.
Broccoli as a vegetable is among the top on the list of healing plants from our Mother Nature.
And we would like to remind you that each part of broccoli is edible and useful in our kitchen and for the health of our body.