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Broccoli - Purple Sprouting

Purple sprouting is the original version of broccoli and has long stalks and small purple flower heads. The leaves, heads and stalks are all tender and edible - a no waste vegetable. Serve cooked. Although more usually an accompanying vegetable although it can be included in dishes such as quiches, salads, pasta bakes or stir-fries.

Size Price Qty
Bunch (approx 250g) £0.70

 

Broccoli - Purple Sprouting Facts

Purple sprouting broccoli has much the same nutrient values of Calabrese providing cholesterol-lowering benefits, especially when steamed. It is also a rich source of vitamin D and beta-carotene and particularly rich source of a flavonoid called kaempferol. Recent research has shown the ability of kaempferol to lessen the impact of allergy-related substances on our body and this connection is thought to help explain the often observed anti-inflammatory benefits of broccoli.

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