steam broccoli microwave
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Steam broccoli in the microwave

Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time3 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: broccoli, microwave
Servings: 3
Calories: 92kcal

Equipment

Ingredients

  • 1.5 pounds head broccoli (or near 1lb. broccoli florets)
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1 tbsp fresh lemon juice (optional)
  • 1/2 tsp salt (optional)
  • 1/4 cup water

Instructions

  • Peel the broccoli and cut into small inflorescences.
    steam broccoli microwave
  • Put the inflorescences in a microwave and add water to them.
    steam broccoli microwave
  • Cover and cook in the microwave at high power for 3-4 minutes.
    steam broccoli microwave
  • Remove the broccoli from the microwave and carefully remove the lid. Be careful, the lid and steam on it will be hot.
    steam broccoli microwave
  • Add salt, pepper and lemon juice as desired to your dish.
    steam broccoli microwave
  • Mix, spread on a plate and enjoy.
    steam broccoli microwave