Broccoli Puree Recipe

Broccoli Puree Recipe

How To Make Broccoli Puree

Level up your dishes with this creamy broccoli puree, made piquant with sour cream, for a luscious condiment to your favorite meals!

Preparation: 15 minutes
Total: 15 minutes



  • 4tbspunsalted butter,divided
  • ½cupyellow onion,chopped
  • ¾cupwater
  • 1tspsalt,plus more to taste
  • ½tspfreshly ground black pepper
  • 2lbsbroccoli crowns,cut into florets
  • 1tbspfresh thyme leaves
  • ¼cupsour cream
  • 1tbspchives,finely chopped, for serving


  1. In a pot large enough to hold all of the broccoli, melt half of the butter over medium heat. Add the onions and cook, stirring frequently, for 3 to 4 minutes, until soft.

  2. Add the water, salt, and pepper and stir with a wooden spoon to combine. Add the broccoli and bring the liquid to a boil; cover the pot tightly and reduce the heat to low. Cook for about 15 minutes, until the broccoli is tender.

  3. Transfer all of the contents of the pot, including the liquid, to a food processor fitted with the steel blade. Add the remaining butter and the thyme and process until broken down but not completely smooth. Add the sour cream and process again until smooth. Taste and adjust the salt, if necessary.

  4. Transfer to a serving bowl, and top with a pad of butter, and chives.

  5. Serve and enjoy!


  • Calories: 108.11kcal
  • Fat: 7.62g
  • Saturated Fat: 4.53g
  • Trans Fat: 0.23g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 1.87g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.33g
  • Carbohydrates: 8.86g
  • Fiber: 3.21g
  • Sugar: 2.57g
  • Protein: 3.56g
  • Cholesterol: 19.00mg
  • Sodium: 333.62mg
  • Calcium: 68.25mg
  • Potassium: 389.68mg
  • Iron: 0.94mg
  • Vitamin A: 97.94µg
  • Vitamin C: 102.65mg
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