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How should broccoli be stored?

Judy Caplan
Nutrition & Dietetics
Broccoli should be stored in the refrigerator. Store it in a plastic bag from the grocery store. It is best to keep it in the vegetable drawer of the refrigerator. Broccoli heads should be firm and dark green. If the florets start to turn yellow, the broccoli is starting to rot. Broccoli can stay fresh for about five days.

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