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Steamed Broccoli

Lightly steamed broccoli retains more nutrients than boiled. Serve it with a simple vinaigrette for a quick, healthy side dish.

Source: Everyday Food, September 2012


  • 1 bunch broccoli
  • Dijon Vinaigrette, for serving (optional)


  1. Discard bottom 3 inches of stalk. Peel away any fibrous skin, cut heads into large florets, and place in a steamer basket set inside a pot with 2 inches boiling water. Steam, covered, until crisp-tender, 5 to 7 minutes. Serve with Dijon vinaigrette, if desired.

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