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How to cook broccoli

Broccoli is a type of vegetable that is available all year round. You can cook it, grill or fry in a little oil. It is mostly used as a side dish, while an independent food, primarily due to the mild flavor, giving babies and young children. Here are a few suggestions on how easily and effortlessly to enjoy in the preparation of this vegetable.


Before preparing broccoli wash it. To make it easier to clean, it is best to split it into smaller parts so you wash one at a flower under running water. When the broccoli cleaned, boil it in salted water for 4 to 7 minutes. If you decide to steaming, the apparatus that is enough for three to five minutes to broccoli was done. Boiled or parboiled arrange broccoli in buttered baking dish and he poured a little water. Three to five minutes to cook it in the microwave, if desired, from there you can grate cheese.

If you choose to fry in oil, first fry the garlic in a little olive oil and ground red pepper. Make sure the onion does not burn, it will then have a bad smell. After five minutes, add the broccoli and cook them for five minutes. Fried broccoli, sprinkle with grated cheese or lemon juice, and serve as a side dish.

Another way to prepare is the grilling. Make a marinade of olive oil, spices of your choice and garlic. Before you turn on the grill, keep your head broccoli in marinade at least two hours. Grill broccoli on a low flame, so as not to dry spell. Suffice it for a few minutes on each side. It is very important that when you BBQ retain its shape and juices that soak up the marinade.


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