How To Make Steamed Broccoli
Steamed broccoli florets are the perfect side dish for hearty steak, pasta, and casserole dishes! This steamed veggie dish is easy and quick to make.
- 3cupsbroccoli florets,trimmed and washed
- salt pepper and butter,for serving, optional
Place a steam basket or colander into a large saucepan.
Add broccoli and enough water to cover the bottom of the saucepan.
Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to simmer.
Cover and cook for 5 to 7 minutes, or until broccoli is tender-crisp when pierced with a fork.
Serve and enjoy!
If you don’t have a steamer, you can use a saucepan instead. Just add ½-inch water into the bottom of the saucepan.
- Calories: 14.91kcal
- Fat: 0.19g
- Saturated Fat: 0.03g
- Monounsaturated Fat: 0.01g
- Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.09g
- Carbohydrates: 2.79g
- Protein: 1.59g
- Sodium: 330.51mg
- Calcium: 28.42mg
- Potassium: 173.13mg
- Iron: 0.47mg
- Vitamin A: 79.88µg
- Vitamin C: 49.63mg
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