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Instant pot Steaming Broccoli in a fork
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Instant Pot Steamed Broccoli

Instant Pot Steamed Broccoli is a perfect way of cooking crunchy tender broccoli in just few minutes.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword broccoli, gluten-free, instantpot, keto, lowcarb, nutfree, steaming, vegan, vegetarian
Diet Keto, Vegan, Vegetarian
Method Instant Pot/Pressure Cooker, Stovetop
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 1 minute
Total Time 6 minutes
Servings 2
Calories 101kcal
Author Bhavana Patil


Measuring cup used ,1 cup = 250ml

  • 1 medium broccoli head
  • 1 cup water
  • salt and pepper to taste


Instant Pot Method:

  • Wash and chop the broccoli into florets.Spread the florets in layer on the steamer basket.
  • Add water into the instant pot insert.Place the trivet and then the steamer basket in the instant pot insert.
  • Close the lid on the pot, and turn pressure valve to SEALING position.Set the pot to MANUAL/PRESSURE COOK (High Pressure).
    Set timer to 0 minute for crunchier tender broccoli
    Set timer to 1 minute for softer tender broccoli
    When the instant pot beeps, Quick Release the pressure manually. Open the lid.
  • Sprinkle some salt and black pepper and serve.
    steamed broccoli in a fork



Note: Nutrition values are my best estimates. If you rely on them for your diet, use your preferred nutrition calculator.


Calories: 101kcal | Protein: 8g | Fat: 1g | Sodium: 106mg | Potassium: 940mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 1895IU | Vitamin C: 271.4mg | Calcium: 143mg | Iron: 2.1mg