Steamed Broccoli Recipe
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We’re walking you through how to steam broccoli three different ways (microwave, stovetop, and Instant Pot) for the quickest, easiest green veggie side!
large head broccoli
exact amount depends on method
Add 1 inch of water to a medium-to-large pot and bring to boil over high heat.
, then put the broccoli in the insert.
Steam for 6-8 minutes, until bright green and easily pierced with a fork.
Place the broccoli in a microwave-safe bowl with a ½ cup of water.
Cover the bowl with plastic wrap, or a plate that fits over the bowl.
Cook on high for 3 ½ (al dente) to 5 (baby-friendly texture) minutes, until the broccoli is bright green and tender.
Instant Pot Method:
Add ¾ cup of water to the Instant Pot, then place a
in the pot.
Put the broccoli in the steamer.
Seal the pot, then set to cook for 0 minutes on high pressure. As soon as the timer goes off, release the pressure and remove the lid.