Steamed Broccoli

Next to enjoying them raw in a salad, steaming is the healthiest method of preparing vegetables, as it seals in their nutrients. You can use this same method to steam a variety of vegetables, from asparagus to snap peas.

Serves: 2Hands-on: 5 minutesTotal: 15 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 2


  • Water, as needed
  • 4 oz. broccoli, chopped


  • Fill a medium-sized saucepan with 1 inch of water. Place a metal steamer inside the pan. Make sure the water is not touching the bottom of the steamer. Heat the water to boiling.
  • When the water is boiling, add the broccoli pieces to the steamer. Cover and steam until the broccoli is tender, about 10 minutes. Drain and serve.