How to Tell if Broccoli is Bad?


Broccoli is an excellent source of vitamins and minerals.

Broccoli loses all of its health advantages when it gets bad, and it may even be hazardous.
The color, smell, mold, or firmness of your broccoli  indicate whether or not it’s safe to eat.

How to Tell if Broccoli is Bad?


The color of the broccoli is the first  indicator that it has gone rotten. If you notice florets of broccoli have turned a yellowish color, this indicates that the food has been spoilt.


Mold may change the vegetable’s color to a yellowish hue or cause uneven growth patterns. If you see mold on your broccoli, toss it out and don’t eat it.


Avoid eating the broccoli if you see it has become white or has a slimy feel since this indicates putrefaction, and it should be thrown away.


If the broccoli has a sore or foul odor, it’s over its expiration date and should be thrown out.

In a nutshell, broccoli is bad if:

1. It’s become yellow or brown.
2. Is it bitter or sour in the nose?
3. Now it has a slick or slimy feel to it.

Shelf Life Of Broccoli

Broccoli’s shelf life is also essential to note so that you can keep it fresh and eat it when it’s ready

How To Store Broccoli?

Refrigeration is the preferred method of storing fresh broccoli.

Can You Freeze Broccoli?

Freezing raw broccoli is the best option for soup or other prepared food.

Also, even if the cooked broccoli seems to be OK, toss it if you’ve had it in the fridge for more than a week. 

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