Romanesco has an identity crisis. No one seems to know for sure if it's a broccoli or a cauliflower. One indisputable fact though is that the romanesco is a visually stunning vegetable. Not surprising, its taste is a cross between broccoli and cauliflower. Its unique growth pattern creates a beautiful rhythmic spiral that looks almost like an illusion. Excellent raw or steamed, romanesco is perfect in a vegetable tray for dipping. To store, place in a plastic bag and refrigerate. Use within 2-3 days for optimum taste and texture.

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  • Nutrition Info
  • Serving Size: 1 cup
  • Amount per serving
  • Calories: 35
  • Calories from fat:
  • Fat: 0g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg
  • Sodium: 20mg
  • Total Carbs: 5g
    • Fiber: 3g
    • Sugars: g
  • Protein: 3g
  • Vitamin A: 4%
  • Vitamin C: 4%
  • Calcium: 90%
  • Iron: 6%


Handling & Storage


Available year round

Also Known As

  • Fractal broccoli
  • Broccoli Romanesco
  • Romanesco Cabbage
  • Romanesco Cauliflower
  • Broccoflower

Keep cold 36-38 degrees F


  • Brassica oleracea


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