A vegetable known in historical times, Pliny the Elder the Roman natural history writer wrote about

a vegetable that fit the description of broccoli and was eaten in Italy long before it was used elsewhere.


Broccoli Sprouts Guacamole

2 Avocados
1/4 of a small onion, finely chopped
1 small garlic clove finely chopped
1 small serrano pepper, finely chopped (optional)
1/2 cup broccoli sprouts
salt to taste

Cut avocados in half, remove pit and take out the pulp and mash with a fork.
Mix in the onion, garlic, pepper and 1/2 of the broccoli sprouts.
Place in a platter with and serve with corn chips.
Put the remaining broccoli sprouts on top.