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5 from 3 votes

Instant Pot Broccoli

How to steam broccoli in the Instant Pot
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: instant Pot
Servings: 4
Calories: 52kcal
Author: Heather


  • 1-2 heads broccoli, chopped into florets
  • 1 cup water


  • Wash and chop broccoli into florets. Pour water into Instant Pot and then add steamer basket or trivet.
  • Place broccoli in steamer basket and then close and lock lid. Make sure valve is set to sealing.
  • Maunally Pressure cook for 0 minutes. Once it comes to pressure and timer goes off, do a quick release with the pressure valve. Once pin drops remove lid.
  • Carefully remove steamer basket and serve.



If broccoli is too soft, cut into larger pieces.
If broccoli comes out to hard, place back in the pot and cover for 2-3 more minutes. 


Calories: 52kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 53mg | Potassium: 480mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 947IU | Vitamin C: 136mg | Calcium: 71mg | Iron: 1mg