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5 from 18 votes

Instant Pot Broccoli

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.
Servings 4
Prep Time 1 min
Cook Time 6 mins
Total Time 7 mins


  • 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.
Author: Amy + Jacky
Calories: 16kcal


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