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How To Microwave Broccoli

How To Microwave Broccoli

Broccoli is one of my favorite vegetables to cook. It's so quick and easy to prepare, and it's ready in no time. Plus, they are a healthy and tasty side dish. 

Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Keyword easy vegetable recipe
Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 1 minute
Servings 1 person


  • 1 broccoli bunch
  • Pepper
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 Tbsp Water
  • Melted Butter optional
  • Lemon juice optional


  • Cut the broccoli head into florets
  • Wash the broccoli in cold water and drain dry.
  • Place the florets in a medium bowl
  • Add a tablespoon of water and season with salt and pepper
  • Place in the microwave and microwave for 1 minute ( microwave time can vary slightly depending on the watts of the microwave)


Cooking times may vary due to microwaves heating capacity.
Overcooking will result in mushy broccoli, as well as the loss of nutrients.