How To Steam Broccoli in The Microwave

Yes! Freeze cooked broccoli for easy recipes by letting it cool, laying it out on a sheet pan and freezing for 30 minutes. Then add it to a freezer bag and freeze it for up to 4 months.

Can you freeze broccoli?

You'll only need broccoli florets or heads of broccoli, and a few other ingredients to make this easy recipe. Let's get started!

Simple Ingredients

Cut the broccoli

Cut the broccoli heads into florets roughly the same size. Then add the florets to a microwave safe bowl.

steam the broccoli

Add 1/2 cup of water, cover and microwave for 5 minutes. Then let it steam for 1-2 minutes after cooking.


Enjoy as is, or with salt and pepper, butter and a squeeze of fresh lemon!

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