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peeling plastic wrap off of a bowl of cooked broccoli

Microwave Broccoli

Learn the easiest way to cook broccoli: using the microwave! For all of your favorite healthy recipes
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword broccoli, microwave broccoli
Prep Time 1 minute
Cook Time 1 minute
Total Time 2 minutes
Servings 2 servings
Calories 103kcal


  • 1 head broccoli
  • Splash of water


  • Chop broccoli into florets.
  • Place them in a micorwave-safe bowl and add a splash of water.
  • Cover with plastic wrap and prick a few holes in the plastic wrap.
  • Pop in the microwave and cook on high for 30 - 60 seconds.
  • Garnish with lemon and nutritional yeast and enjoy!


Calories: 103kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 100mg | Potassium: 961mg | Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 1894IU | Vitamin C: 271mg | Calcium: 143mg | Iron: 2mg