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Instant Pot Broccoli Recipe: Make Easy & Quick Steamed Broccoli in Instant Pot with perfect texture every time! Deliciously healthy side dish. #instantpot #pressurecooker #vegan #vegetarian #recipe #keto #paleo

Instant Pot Broccoli

Recipe developed by Amy + Jacky

Make Easy & Quick Instant Pot Broccoli with perfect texture every time! Cooking steamed broccoli in Instant Pot helps preserve nutrients for this deliciously healthy side dish.
Course Dinner, Lunch, Side Dish, Snack, Vegetables
Cuisine World
Keyword broccoli recipes, instant pot, instant pot recipes, instant pot vegan recipes, instant pot vegetables, instant pot vegetarian recipes, quick & easy
Prep Time 1 minute
Cook Time 6 minutes
Total Time 7 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 16kcal


  • 1-2 heads (194g/ea) broccoli , cut into florets
  • ½ cup (125ml) water


  • Pressure Cook Broccoli in Instant Pot: Pour ½ cup (125ml) cold water in Instant Pot. Place Steamer Basket in Instant Pot, then layer broccoli florets on it. 
    Pressure cook at High Pressure:
    -For 2-3 cups of broccoli: 0 min for crunchy, 1 min for tender
    -For 1 cup of broccoli: 1 min for crunchy, 2 mins for tender
    Then immediately Quick Release. 
  • Serve Instant Pot Broccoli: Remove broccoli immediately to prevent overcooking. Season with salt & black pepper if desired, then serve!


Quick Release: To prevent overcooking, it's critical to release pressure immediately when broccoli is done pressure cooking.


Calories: 16kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 1g | Sodium: 17mg | Potassium: 153mg | Fiber: 1g | Vitamin A: 300IU | Vitamin C: 43.2mg | Calcium: 23mg | Iron: 0.4mg

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