sprouting broccoli

noun

Examples of sprouting broccoli in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In her book, Clutton’s asparagus is followed by a similar British seasonal favorite, sprouting broccoli. Yotam Ottolenghi, New York Times, 10 Apr. 2024 These budding shoots are boiled briefly, steamed, or stir-fried and taste much like sprouting broccoli. Elizabeth Waddington, Treehugger, 10 Apr. 2023 Thus, Royle has begun tending the home’s now-organic vegetable plot, planted with purple sprouting broccoli, kale, peas and zucchini, and is in the throes of transforming the old walled garden with heritage fruit trees and a small solar plant. New York Times, 11 May 2022 For $40, shoppers can order a mix of sprouting broccoli, Shanghai bok choy, green garlic, Chinese mustard greens, fennel and more, then pick it up at a handful of markets and restaurants across the city. Tejal Rao, New York Times, 3 Apr. 2020 New this week are purple sprouting broccoli, leeks and Brussels sprouts. Steve Edwards, Anchorage Daily News, 26 Sep. 2019 And the pretty plates at P.Y.T., Josef Centeno’s veggie-forward spot downtown, might feature an array of fruits like kumquats and mandarins perfectly interspersed with kale, spigarello, and sprouting broccoli. Lesley Balla, Los Angeles Magazine, 17 May 2018 Non-heading broccoli varieties (called sprouting broccoli or raab) are often especially cold hardy, so consider mixing some of these into the fall garden plan. Hilary Dahl, Good Housekeeping, 3 Aug. 2017 Cut stalks of 2 bunches (about 1 pound) purple sprouting broccoli or broccolini on the bias into 2-inch pieces, keeping flowers and florets intact. Eleanore Park, WSJ, 27 Mar. 2018

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Word History

First Known Use

1789, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of sprouting broccoli was in 1789

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“Sprouting broccoli.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sprouting%20broccoli. Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

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