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A simple recipe for microwave broccoli, the easiest way to prepare the vegetable, simply dressed with melted butter, lemon juice, salt and pepper.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4 servings
- 1 lb. fresh broccoli florets
- 1/4 cup water
- 1 teaspoon kosher salt
- 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
- 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
- 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
Place the broccoli in a large microwave safe bowl. Add 1/4 cup water.
Cover the bowl with a microwave-safe plate. Microwave on high until tender-crisp, about 4 minutes.
Remove the plate carefully - hot steam will escape. Season the microwave broccoli with kosher salt, freshly ground black pepper, fresh lemon juice and melted butter. Serve immediately.
Watch the video - see how easy it is to make microwave broccoli, and how gorgeous the broccoli turns out, vibrant green and perfectly tender-crisp:
Calories: 84kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Sodium: 311mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 2g