You'd think with all the pizza served up across Illinois our favorite vegetable would be tomatoes.

Wait, tomatoes are vegetables, right?

Anyway, I guess everything I thought I knew about Illinois has been flipped on its head because our favorite vegetable is broccoli.


Broccoli can help boost your immune system, which might be one of the many reasons that Illinois residents have named it as their favorite vegetable.

We're not alone in our apparent love for broccoli. Research shows broccoli as the most popular vegetable in the entire country.

Even in Indiana. Wouldn't corn be the obvious choice? I guess there really is more than corn in Indiana.

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