Broccoli Leaves
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Season

Broccoli Leaves season is in the Spring.

Availability

Broccoli Leaves are available in the Spring.

Purchasing

Broccoli Leaves should be crisp and very green.  Also note that if the broccoli tends to have a pungent smell or if the leaves have a slightly yellow color, it can often suggest that it is old.

Storage

To store Broccoli Leaves, mist the unwashed leaves, wrap loosely in damp paper towels, and refrigerate. Broccoli Leaves will last 5-7 days refrigerated. Broccoli Leaves will keep 4-6 months frozen.

Portion Size

Allow 1-2 oz of Broccoli Leaves

Pairings

LemonsLemon JuiceCarrotsCauliflower, Chile Peppers, Green Bell PeppersOrange Bell PeppersRed Bell PeppersYellow Bell PeppersYellow OnionsRed OnionsWhite OnionsShallotsGreen OnionsGarlicGingerOlivesBasilCaraway SeedsCilantroCoriander, Curry, MintMustard Seeds, Dried Mustard, OreganoParsleyBlack PepperWhite Pepper, Red Pepper Flakes, Kosher Salt, Sea Salt, TarragonThymeButterUnsalted ButterCheese, Cheddar Cheese, Feta Cheese, Goat Cheese, Mozzarella CheeseParmesan CheeseSwiss CheeseCreamOilsPeanut OilSesame OilOlive OilsGrape Seed OilSunflower OilCanola OilVegetable OilBalsamic Vinegar, Red Wine Vinegar, White Wine Vinegar, Rice Wine Vinegar, Anchovies, BeefChickenEggs, White Fish, Oily Fish, Shrimp, Pork, AlmondsPeanutsHollandaise Sauce, Lemon Balm, Vinaigrettes, Ranch Dressing, Red Wine, White Wine, RiceJasmine RiceSticky Rice, Pasta

Substitutes

Kale

Nutritional Value USDA
BROCCOLI,LEAVES,RAW
Amount Per 100g
Calories 28
%Daily Value*
 
0%
Total Fat 0g
0%
Saturated Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
Monounsaturated Fat 0g
0%
Cholesterol 0mg
1%
Sodium 27mg
6%
Potassium 325mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate 5g
0%
Dietary Fiber 0g
Sugars 0g
Protein 2g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Gluten Free

Yes

Low Fat

Yes

Low Calorie

Yes