Microwave Steamed Broccoli

  • author  Eliza
  • Updated June 16th, 2019

A simple recipe to steam broccoli in your microwave.

Microwave Steamed Broccoli
Microwave steamed broccoli.
Microwave Broccoli

Microwave Broccoli

How to steam broccoli in a microwave. 
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Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Global
Prep Time: 2 minutes
Cook Time: 3 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 47kcal


  • 1 head of broccoli
  • 3 tbsp water


  • Wash broccoli and chop into chunks. 
  • Place chopped broccoli into a microwave safe glass bowl.
  • Add water, and cover the bowl with a plate.
  • Microwave broccoli on high for approximately 3 minutes, until broccoli is bright green and tender. 
  • Take care when removing broccoli from the microwave, the bowl and the steam will be very hot. Serve with butter. 


Calories: 47kcal