Cruciferous vegetables are those in the Cruciferae or Brassicaceae family, and include kale, cabbage, Brussels sprouts, broccoli, cauliflower, arugula, and collard greens, among others. This family of vegetables is well known for their health-promoting properties, including an abundance of vitamin C, soluble fiber, and cancer-fighting substances called glucosinolates. Try these 11 super cruciferous veggies recipes:

1. Cauliflower Piccata

Cauliflower steaks have proved to be the perfect foil for the tart flavor of a picatta sauce. It can be served with pasta, rice, or polenta, and a green vegetable such as broccoli rabe, spinach, or Tuscan kale sauteed with white beans and garlic.


Cauliflower Piccata