Broccoli is a powerhouse of nutrition. The
word broccoli is derived from the Latin word brachium. Broccolo is its Italian
name and means - cabbage sprout. It is a member of the cauliflower family and
resembles a cauliflower - a cauliflower is creamy white in color and broccoli
is a bright green or a purple-green.
Broccoli, trimmed aggressively
: 1 pound
Minced garlic (from a jar)
Minced ginger (from a jar)
Rice wine vinegar
: 1 tbsp
Salt and pepper
: To taste
Add 1/2 inch water to
a microwave safe dish with a cover. Add broccoli, cover and cook in the
microwave for 5 minutes (or more, see notes above) or until broccoli is nearly
- While broccoli cooks,
assemble remaining ingredients.
- Pour over the
broccoli, cover and let rest for 5 minutes.