Cooked Broccoli

Cooked Broccoli

Here is how to cook broccoli the easy way which tastes perfect each time. Simply allow the florets to steam in boiled water for the best results.
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Prep Time 8 minutes
Cook Time 7 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Course Dinner, Lunch, Meal Prep, Side Dish
Cuisine International
Servings2 servings
Calories (per serving)59.81 kcal



  • Break the broccoli into bite-sized florets and rinse.
  • Slice into quarters.
  • Place water into saucepan (3/4) and bring to a boil on medium-high heat.
  • Add the broccoli and cover. Reduce heat.
  • Steam for 7 minutes.
  • Remove from cover and drain. Check with fork if broccoli is fully cooked.
  • Season with salt and black pepper.


Serving: 1servingCalories: 59.81kcalCarbohydrates: 11.7gProtein: 4.95gFat: 0.65gSaturated Fat: 0.2gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.2gMonounsaturated Fat: 0.06gSodium: 203.12mgPotassium: 554.69mgFiber: 4.58gSugar: 2.98gVitamin A: 1090.93IUVitamin B1: 0.13mgVitamin B2: 0.2mgVitamin B3: 1.12mgVitamin B5: 1mgVitamin B6: 0.3mgVitamin C: 156.1mgVitamin E: 1.36mgVitamin K: 178.71µgCalcium: 82.9mgCopper: 0.09mgFolate: 110.27µgIron: 1.29mgManganese: 0.39mgMagnesium: 36.97mgPhosphorus: 115.7mgSelenium: 4.38µgZinc: 0.71mgNet Carbohydrates: 7.12g
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Data source: USDA

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