A broccoli microgreen’s flavor is more subtle and can be used in many different ways. As with most microgreens, broccoli shoots have more nutrients per weight than its mature plant. And broccoli microgreen comes with some additional benefits to help keep our body healthy. Sulforfane, the compound that gives broccoli microgreens its bitter taste, is a cancer fighting compound. This phytochemical found in broccoli shoots affects cancer by detoxing chemical compounds we are exposed to daily.