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Pan Steamed Broccoli

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 16 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook: 6 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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1 to 1 1/2 pounds broccoli with stalk, rinsed and trimmed

1/3 cup water

Pinch kosher salt

2 tablespoons unsalted butter


  1. Peel the stalk of the broccoli, remove the florets and cut into 1-inch pieces. Cut the stalk in half crosswise and then slice each half into 1/8-inch thick slices lengthwise. Place the stalk pieces in the bottom of a 2 1/2 to 3-quart saucepan, add the water and salt. Lay the florets on top. Cover, place over high heat and cook for 3 minutes. Decrease the heat to low and cook for an additional 3 minutes. Remove from the heat, add the butter and stir to combine. Serve immediately.

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