Review Recipe

Steamed Broccoli

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Author Holly Nilsson
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Fresh broccoli steamed to tender crisp perfection.
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  • 3 cups broccoli florets trimmed and washed
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • salt pepper and butter for serving optional

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  1. Place a steam basket or colander into a large saucepan.
  2. Add broccoli and enough water to cover the bottom of the saucepan.
  3. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to simmer.
  4. Cover and cook 5-7 minutes or until broccoli is tender-crisp when pierced with a fork.

Recipe Notes

This recipe will still work if you do not have a steamer, simply add 1/2" water into the bottom of a saucepan.
Nutrition Information
Calories: 23, Sodium: 27mg, Potassium: 215mg, Carbohydrates: 4g, Fiber: 1g, Sugar: 1g, Protein: 1g, Vitamin A: 8.5%, Vitamin C: 73.8%, Calcium: 3.5%, Iron: 2.8%

(Nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.)

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