Fresh vs. Canned vs. Frozen: Which Is Better? (Page 5)

Fresh Broccoli

Fresh Broccoli vs. Frozen Broccoli

Yes, it’s true that frozen vegetables may be even better than fresh vegetables, nutritionally speaking (depending on their season and how long the fresh stuff has been on the shelf). But there are circumstances where frozen vegetables can’t beat fresh vegetables. Take broccoli, for example. Frozen broccoli is watery and often mushy when it’s cooked. Add it to anything in its frozen state and you’ll end up with a watery mess. It is convenient that it comes in prechopped florets, but you’re better sticking with fresh. If it’s convenience you’re after, look for bags of fresh florets instead of crowns to cut down on prep time.

Winner: Fresh broccoli!

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