Steamed Broccoli

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Steamed Broccoli

Steamed Broccoli
Number of Servings: 4 Total Preparation Time: less than 15 minutes
Actual Cooking Time: less than 15 minutes Source: Dairy Council of CA
Food Groups: Vegetables
Main Ingredient: Vegetables
Meal Type: Salads & Dressings
Nutrition Content: Low Calorie, Low Fat, Low Sodium
Origin: American
Special Features: Quick to Prepare (under 30 minutes), Simple (6 or less ingredients) , Vegetarian

Classic preparation for a very simple side dish.


2 cups Broccoli florets
4 cups Water


Place water in steamer and bring to a boil. Add broccoli pieces and reduce heat to low. Steam until broccoli is tender but firm, about 10 minutes. Be sure not to overcook.

Nutrient Information
Calories: 12
Total Fat: 0
Saturated Fat: 0
Polyunsaturated Fat: 0
Monounsaturated Fat: 0
Sodium: 12 mg
Carbohydrates: 2 g
Protein: 1 g
Fiber: 1 g
Vitamin A:
Vitamin C:
Calcium: 210 mg

Cook's Notes:

Consider adding lemon juice or cheese for variety.