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floret

Botany
An individual small flower, usually of many, typically seen in grasses.

Medspeak
A descriptive term typically used by radiologists or pathologists for a finding that has some visual similarity to a small flower.
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USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, Release 24 (2011), Broccoli Flowerets, http://ndb.nal.usda.gov/ndb/foods/show/3423
Yield: 12 to 16 servings BROCCOLI SALAD 1 large bunch fresh broccoli 1/3 cup raisins 1/4 cup crisp-cooked and crumbled bacon 1/2 cup sunflower seeds Separate broccoli into flowerets. Combine broccoli with remaining ingredients.
Eva Haase, who works at Hayhurst Valley Organic Produce in Yoncalla, said she looks forward each spring to cooking kale raab - leafy greens with tiny flowerets still attached - either by sauteing or steaming first and then finishing in the saute pan.
Tall and graceful cosmos "Purity" and compact White Admiral phlox provide texture; light and feathery, the petals of slender white cleomes sway in the shadows like little ghosts while the starry white flowerets of Nicotiana sylvestris cascade in a multitude of shower-like clusters.
Note: For vegetables, use a combination of broccoli flowerets, carrots cut in match-stick-thin strips and red or green bell pepper strips.
Lemon Broccoli and Cauliflower 1/2 pound fresh broccoli flowerets 1/2 pound fresh cauliflowerets 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 1 clove garlic, minced 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano, crushed 1/8 teaspoon dry mustard 1/8 teaspoon pepper Place the broccoli and cauliflower in boiling water in large saucepan and cook for 10 minutes or until tender.
raw, 1/4 cup 91 Broccoli, raw, 3 spears 87 Papaya, 1 cup cubed 87 Broccoli, cooked, 3 spears 84 Orange juice, chilled, 1 cup 82 Orange, 1 medium California navel 80 Grapefruit juice, 1 cup 72 Cantaloupe, 1 cup cubed 68 Kale, cooked, 1 cup 53 Pepper, sweet green, raw, 1/2 medium 53 Brussels sprouts, fresh cooked, 1/2 cup 48 Mango, 1 cup sliced 46 Grapefruit, 1/2 medium 44 Cauliflower, cooked 5 flowerets 40 Tomato, raw, 1 medium 23 Cabbage, raw, shredded, 1 cup 23 Potato, baked, 1 medium 20 Cabbage, cooked, 1/4 cup 15 Source: USDA database, 2000.
Cauliflower flowerets for cauliflower soup, asparagus tips for asparagus, etc.
3/4 pound (about 5 cups) spiral-shape dried pasta 2/3 cup seasoned rice vinegar About 2/3 cup regular-strength chicken broth 2 to 3 teaspoons soy sauce 1 teaspoon Asian sesame oil 1/2 teaspoon crushed dried hot chilies 1/2 teaspoon pepper 1 package (about 1 lb.) soft tofu, drained, cut into 1/2-inch cubes 4 cups bite-size broccoli flowerets 1/2 cup thinly sliced green onions 1/3 cup minced parsley Butter lettuce leaves, rinsed and crisped
(Makes 6 cups) 2 tablespoons salad oil 2 tablespoons apple-cider vinegar 1/2 teaspoon thyme 1/2 teaspoon basil leaves, crushed 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder 1/16 teaspoon cayenne 1-1/2 cups broccoli medallions 2 cups carrots, sliced 2-1/2 cups broccoli flowerets
HAM STRATA 1 (24ounce) Hormel Black Label canned ham 1 tablespoon Grey Poupon mustard 1 tablespoon light brown sugar 1(10-ounce) package frozen broccoli flowerets 12 slices white bread 2 cups finely shredded Cheddar cheese 6 eggs, beaten 3 cups half-and-half Salt, black pepper, and nutmeg to taste 1/2 cup melted butter For garmish: fresh parsley
Broccoli And Cauliflower Salad 1 bunch broccoli, cut into flowerets 1/2 of medium cauliflower, cut into flowerets 1/2 cup red bell pepper strips 1/2 medium red onion, thinly sliced and separated into rings 1/3 cup sliced ripe olives 1 cup bottled, fat-free Italian salad dressing In a large bowl, place broccoli flowerets, cauliflowerets, red bell pepper strips, onion rings and olives.