Instant Pot Broccoli

Back to basic with this easy Instant Pot broccoli.

Using this recipe, you will cook it perfectly and get a delicious and nutritious side dish.

Unlike beets or potatoes, broccoli needs a short cooking time.

If you cook it too much, you will get a soggy broccoli. So make sure you stays near the Instant Pot and do a quick pressure release right when the cooking time ends.

Why should I eat broccoli?

Broccoli is a superfood! Although it is composed almost entirely of water , it contains a lot of fiber, rich in various minerals , has low carbohydrates and is also an exceptional source of vitamin C. vitamin K and vitamin B9 . Impressive and super healty!

Which steamer basket should I use?

For steaming the broccoli you can use one of these accessories:
1. Stainless steel steamer basket
2. Silicone Steamer Basket
3. Any steamer basket that fits your Instant Pot.

Can I use frozen broccoli?

Yes you can. Fresh one would be much better but you can use frozen broccoli as well. If you do so, add 1 minute to the cooking time and cook for 2 minutes on high pressure.

Can I double the recipe?

Yes you can! You can cook 2 heads of broccoli (16 ounces) at once. The recipe stays the same – use 1 cup of water (no need to add more!) and cook for 1 minute on high pressure.

Oh , and if you are into broccoli, you really have to make this Instant Pot Beef and Broccoli.

Instant Pot Broccoli
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Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: international
Prep Time: 2 minutes
Cook Time: 1 minute
Total Time: 3 minutes
Servings: 2
  • 1 head broccoli around 8 ounces
  • 1 cup water
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • Wash and cut the broccoli in florets.
  • Add 1 cup of water to the bottom of the Instant Pot.
  • Place the steaming basket in the instant pot.
  • Put the broccoli inside the steaming basket.
  • Close the lid and cook at high pressure for 1 minute.
  • When cooking time ends, do a quick pressure release and take out the broccoli.
  • Season with salt and pepper to taste and enjoy 🙂

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