Instant Pot Broccoli

Instant Pot Broccoli is a simple and delicious pressure cooker side dish recipe.

Instant Pot Broccoli is a simple and delicious pressure cooker side dish recipe.



Instant Pot Broccoli is steamed in the pressure cooker and then tossed in olive oil, salt and pepper.

Instant Pot Broccoli is a simple and delicious pressure cooker side dish recipe.

This steamed broccoli is perfect for serving with a variety of meals.

Instant Pot Broccoli is a simple and delicious pressure cooker side dish recipe.

This pressure cooker broccoli recipe takes about ten minutes from start to finish and serves four people.

Printable Recipe Card with a Full List of Ingredients and Instructions is Located at the Bottom of the Post.

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To make this Instant Pot broccoli, I started by cutting two large crowns of broccoli into medium sized florets.

uncooked broccoli florets on a cutting board

Then I placed a trivet in my Instant Pot and poured in half a cup of water.

water and trivet in an Instant Pot

I piled all of the broccoli florets on top of the trivet.

uncooked broccoli florets on top of trivet in an Instant Pot

Then I placed the lid on the Instant Pot, turned the steam release handle to the sealing position and set the Instant Pot to pressure cook on HIGH for 0 minutes.

Once the Instant Pot was done pressure cooking, I immediately turned the steam release handle to the venting position and performed a quick release.

Then I removed the lid from the Instant Pot.

cooked broccoli on top of trivet in an Instant Pot

I transferred the cooked broccoli to a mixing bowl.

cooked broccoli in a bowl

I drizzled the broccoli with olive oil and then sprinkled on some salt and pepper.

salt, pepper and olive oil on top of cooked broccoli in a bowl

I gently tossed the broccoli to better coat it in the olive oil and seasoning.

Instant Pot Broccoli is a simple and delicious pressure cooker side dish recipe.

Then the Instant Pot broccoli was ready to serve.

Instant Pot Broccoli is a simple and delicious pressure cooker side dish recipe.

If you are looking for an easy pressure cooker side dish recipe, then you need to try this Instant Pot Broccoli!

Instant Pot Broccoli is a simple and delicious pressure cooker side dish recipe.

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PRINTABLE VERSION OF THE RECIPE CAN BE FOUND AT THE BOTTOM OF THE PAGE

Ingredients You’ll Need to Make This Instant Pot Broccoli:

  • 2 large broccoli crowns
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper

How to Make Instant Pot Broccoli:

  1. Cut the broccoli into medium sized florets.
  2. Set a trivet in the Instant Pot.
  3. Pour the water in the Instant Pot.
  4. Stack the broccoli florets on the trivet.
  5. Place the lid on the Instant Pot, turn the steam release handle to the sealing position and set the Instant Pot to pressure cook HIGH for 0 minutes.
  6. Once the Instant Pot is done cooking, immediately turn the steam release handle to the venting position and perform a quick release.
  7. Remove the lid from the Instant Pot and transfer the broccoli to a bowl.
  8. Drizzle the olive oil over the broccoli.
  9. Sprinkle the salt and pepper on the broccoli.
  10. Gently toss the broccoli to more evenly coat it in the olive oil and seasoning.
  11. Serve and enjoy!

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Yield: 4 servings

Instant Pot Broccoli

Instant Pot Broccoli is a simple and delicious pressure cooker side dish recipe.

Instant Pot Broccoli is a simple and delicious pressure cooker side dish recipe.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time Including Coming to Pressure and Quick Release 7 minutes
Total Time 12 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 large broccoli crowns
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper

Instructions

  1. Cut the broccoli into medium sized florets.
  2. Set a trivet in the Instant Pot.
  3. Pour the water in the Instant Pot.
  4. Stack the broccoli florets on the trivet.
  5. Place the lid on the Instant Pot, turn the steam release handle to the sealing position and set the Instant Pot to pressure cook HIGH for 0 minutes.
  6. Once the Instant Pot is done cooking, immediately turn the steam release handle to the venting position and perform a quick release.
  7. Remove the lid from the Instant Pot and transfer the broccoli to a bowl.
  8. Drizzle the olive oil over the broccoli.
  9. Sprinkle the salt and pepper on the broccoli.
  10. Gently toss the broccoli to more evenly coat it in the olive oil and seasoning.
  11. Serve and enjoy!

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

4

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 41Total Fat: 4gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 302mgCarbohydrates: 2gFiber: 1gSugar: 1gProtein: 1g

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