Choux Brocolis Bouillis

Boiled Broccoli

Preparation info
    • Difficulty


Appears in
Hows and Whys of French Cooking

By Alma Lach

Published 1974

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  • 2–3 pounds broccoli
  • 4 quarts water
  • Salt


  1. If possible select broccoli with stalks no bigger than your thumb; but if stalks are larger, cut them in halves or in quarters. Allow 2 thumb-size stalks per serving.
  2. Wash broccoli, then peel. Beginning at the bottom of each stalk, insert paring knife under the ski