Just like broccoli, it is entirely edible from stalk for floret. Steaming or sautéeing are the preferred ways of preparing broccolini. It's good eaten raw, as well. It is sweeter than gai lan's bitterness with a nice mild broccoli flavor.
Broccolini is high in vitamin C (containing 100% of daily intake) and also containsvitamin A, calcium, vitamin E, folate and iron, all this at 35 calories a serving.
Broccolini is a longer, thinner version of broccoli with great mild flavor, lots of vitamins, and low in calories..