Recent Examples of broccoli from the Web
Walnut Shrimp -- Walnuts and shrimp, what could be better, especially if it's served with broccoli or melon?
Add even more fiber, minerals, and moisture to your pup's meal by topping it with fruits and veggies like broccoli and apples.
Lining up behind the Republican nominee is a whole rat's nest of people who believe that they are oppressed by speech codes, by background checks on firearms, and by Michelle Obama's telling them to eat more broccoli.
While the sweet potatoes and broccoli are roasting, make the Feta vinaigrette.
Cut the cauliflower and broccoli into florets 1 inch in diameter, being sure to maintain a good shape for the florets.
Fish isn't the only culprit, though—broccoli, cauliflower, and Brussels sprouts are repeat offenders.
The vegetable crop includes red and green cabbage, kohlrabi, red beets, golden beets, four varieties of cauliflower, broccoli, spaghetti squash, acorn squash and four colors of carrots.
Part of the collard greens, broccoli, and kale family, cauliflower comes in a variety of colors from the standard white to orange and purple.
These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'broccoli.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.
Did You Know?
A fast-growing, upright, branched, annual plant, broccoli bears dense green clusters of edible flower buds. Native to the eastern Mediterranean and Asia Minor, it was introduced to the US probably in colonial times. Broccoli thrives in moderate to cool climates. Its flavor resembles that of cabbage but is somewhat milder. It is one of the most broadly nutritious of all common vegetables and is a plant that is closely related to cabbage in the mustard family.
Origin and Etymology of broccoli
First Known Use: 1699See Words from the same year
BROCCOLI Defined for Kids
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up broccoli? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).