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Instant Pot Broccoli

Instant Pot Broccoli Recipe. Perfectly steamed broccoli made in the Instant Pot.

Get perfectly steamed broccoli every time from your Instant Pot. This simple Instant Pot Steamed Broccoli is so easy and quick. Once the Instant Pot comes to pressure youR steamed broccoli is done.

Ingredients Needed for Instant Pot Broccoli

For IP Broccoli you just need water and broccoli. The cheese, salt, and pepper are optional.

  • Fresh Broccoli – chopped into florets.
  • Cracked Salt & Pepper
  • Shaved Parmesan Cheese
Instant Pot Broccoli

How Steam Broccoli in the Instant Pot.

Steaming broccoli in the Instant Pot is easy and ready in three simple steps.

  • First, trim broccoli. Remove any thick stems or discolored pieces.
  • Next, add water to your instant pot. Insert the trivet or steamer basket. Add broccoli to the steamer basket and close the lid.
  • Finally, Set the vent to sealing. Then program your instant pot to Manual, High, 0 (zero) minutes.

While the Instant Pot comes to pressure the broccoli will begin to steam. By the time the Instant Pot gets to pressure your broccoli will be perfectly steamed.

Recipe Tips

  • Use an Instant Pot Steamer Basket Insert. If you do not have the steamer basket you can use the metal trivet that came with your instant pot.
  • As soon as your Instant Pot comes to pressure and beeps immediately release the valve to vent.

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Instant Pot Broccoli

Instant Pot Broccoli

Yield: 4
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes

Perfectly steamed broccoli made in your instant pot.


  • 2 heads broccoli, cut and trimmed
  • 1 cup water
  • cracked salt and pepper
  • shaved parmesan cheese


  1. Add water to the Instant Pot
  2. Place broccoli florets in a steamer basket or on the trivet.
  3. Close the lid set valve to seal. Set Instant Pot to Manual High Pressure; Zero Minutes.
  4. Once the timer has beeped immediately release pressure.
  5. Remove broccoli, season with salt, pepper and shaved parmesan.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 4 Serving Size: 1 grams
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 76Total Fat: 4gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCarbohydrates: 4gProtein: 7g

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