Definition of broccolini in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌbräkəˈlēnē/


A vegetable that is a hybrid of broccoli and kale, with small florets on slender stalks.
Example sentences
  • To create a favorite combination of your own, choose a vegetable at its peak, such as asparagus or broccolini.
  • The à la carte steaks meet their match in excellent sautéed mushrooms, the onion-ring tower and a marvelously smoky, singed stack of grilled broccolini (it tastes interestingly bitter, like broccoli raab).
  • With the delicious mess of crab and pasta, the Centiolis serve spinach or broccolini sautéed with garlic and pour a Brunello or a Cabernet.

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Syllabification: broc·co·li·ni

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