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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 you Instant Pot. This simple Instant Pot Steamed Broccoli is so easy and quick. Once the Instant Pot comes to pressure you steamed broccoli is done.

Ingredients Needed for Instant Pot Broccoli

  • Fresh Broccoli
  • Cracked Salt & Pepper
  • Shaved Parmesan Cheese
Instant Pot Broccoli

How to Make Instant Pot Steamed Broccoli

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.

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.

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
5 from 2 votes

Instant Pot Broccoli

Perfectly steamed broccoli made in your instant pot.

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword Instant Pot
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 76 kcal
Author Stephanie Jackson


  • 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 Facts
Instant Pot Broccoli
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 76 Calories from Fat 36
% Daily Value*
Fat 4g6%
Carbohydrates 4g1%
Protein 7g14%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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