- Choose fresh broccoli with a firm stem and tightly packed, dark green heads.
- Avoid broccoli that looks limp, has an odor or has buds opening to show yellow.
- Although broccoli is available year round, it may cost less during peak months of October through April.
- Frozen broccoli is available year round and might be cheaper than fresh. Check the cost per ounce to find the cheapest package size and brand.
★ Broccoli is an excellent source of vitamins A, C and K.