How to Steam Broccoli in an Instant Pot
Steaming broccoli in an Instant Pot is an incredibly quick and easy way to cook this nutritious vegetable. Here are some simple steps to cooking steamed broccoli in an Instant Pot:
Step 1: Collect the Materials
You will need the following:
- Instant Pot
- Steamer basket
- Fresh Broccoli
Step 2: Prepare the Broccoli
Once you’ve gathered all the necessary materials, it’s time to get the broccoli ready to steam. Start by washing the broccoli thoroughly. Then cut the florets into smaller pieces for more even cooking. Place the broccoli pieces in the steamer basket.
Step 3: Pressure Cook the Broccoli
Add 1 cup of water to the Instant Pot. Place the steamer basket in the Instant Pot on top of the trivet. Secure the Instant Pot lid and turn the valve to the sealing position. Select the Steam or Manual setting and set the timer for 2 minutes. Once the cooking time is done, let the pressure release naturally (this should take about 15 minutes). Once the pressure has been released, carefully open the Instant Pot lid and remove the steamer basket.
Step 4: Serve the Broccoli
Your steamed broccoli is now ready to eat. Serve the broccoli as is, or season with salt and butter, or your favorite spices as desired. Enjoy!
With these easy-to-follow steps, you can have tender, perfectly steamed broccoli in minutes with an Instant Pot. So don’t wait – try steaming broccoli in an Instant Pot today for a fast and healthy side dish!