I am freezing broccoli and didn't soak it in salt water before blanching it. I found small green worms in it when I was cooling it. I've never had a problem with worms or insects, which is why I didn't use the salt water. I've cleaned the broccoli three times and I think all the worms are out. Is it okay to freeze and eat it? I want to serve it over the holidays so I certainly don't want it to taste bad or have worms. Thank you.
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Yes, it should be fine. When you are ready to eat some, just soak the broccoli in a bowl of salted water to pull any additional insects out of the broccoli. Let it sit in the salty water for 15 minutes. Rinse well and cook as you like.