How long to cook broccoli?

Boil fresh broccoli for 15 minutes in a small amount of salted water. Boil frozen broccoli for 12 minutes after boiling.

Boil broccoli in a double boiler for 15 minutes. Cook broccoli in a double boiler for 25 minutes on mashed potatoes.

How to cook broccoli

You will need – broccoli, water

1. Remove leaves from broccoli and wash.

2. Divide the broccoli into florets.

3. Pour water into the pan, salt, put on fire.
4. When the water boils, put the broccoli in it.

5. Boil the broccoli for 15 minutes, then remove from the pot.

Your broccoli is cooked!

The broccoli stalk can be boiled and mashed, and can also be used in vegetable broths and soups.

Fun facts about broccoli

– Calorie content of broccoli – 28 kcal / 100 grams.

– The shelf life of boiled broccoli is 3 days in the refrigerator.

– Seasonings for broccoli – spicy mustard, ground black pepper, paprika, basil, suneli hops, rosemary, thyme.

Sauce for broccoli

Products for the sauce
Butter – 100 grams
Flour – 2 tablespoons without a slide
Broccoli broth – 200 milliliters
Egg yolks – 3 pieces
Dill – 4 sprigs
Salt – 1 teaspoon
Ground black pepper – to taste

How to prepare a creamy sauce for broccoli
Wash, dry and finely chop the dill. Melt the butter in a thick-walled saucepan or cauldron. Add flour and fry until golden brown. Pour in the broccoli broth, add dill, salt and pepper. Cook the sauce for 15 minutes over low heat without a lid.
Separate the egg yolks from the whites, beat with a fork and pour into the sauce. Heat the sauce to a boil and turn off. Serve the sauce for broccoli by pouring into a gravy boat.

Boiled broccoli in batter


Broccoli cabbage – 0.5 kilograms
Eggs – 3 pieces
Flour or breadcrumbs – a glass
Salt, pepper, other seasonings – to taste

Cooking broccoli in batter

Boil the broccoli, put in a colander, let the water evaporate. Whisk egg whites with spices and salt. Dip broccoli florets in egg white, then in flour or breadcrumbs and fry in a pan for 5 minutes on each side.

How to cook broccoli soup

Products for soup
Fresh or frozen broccoli – half a kilo
Carrots – 1 large
Tomato – 3 medium
Potatoes – 4 medium
Onions – 2 head
Vegetable oil – 1 tablespoon
Parsley – to taste
Chicken or vegetable broth – 3 liters
Salt and pepper – by taste

How to cook broccoli soup
1. Boil meat or vegetable broth.
2. Peel the carrots and cut across into small circles, put in a boiling broth.
3. Peel the potatoes and cut into cubes with a side of 1.5 centimeters, put in the broth.
4. Peel, wash and finely chop the onion.
5. Heat up the pan, pour in the oil, put the onion and fry it for 5 minutes.
6. Divide the broccoli into florets and add to the broth.
7. Wash the tomatoes, cut them, pour over with boiling water and remove the skin.
8. Release the peeled tomatoes from the stalk and cut into cubes.
9. Add to the broth along with the fried onions.
10. Cook broccoli soup for another 5 minutes under a covered lid.

Broccoli, Cauliflower and Brussels Sprouts Garnish

Broccoli cabbage – 400 grams
Cauliflower – 400 grams
Brussels sprouts – 400 grams
Russian cheese – 100 grams
Sour cream – 100 grams
Salt and Italian seasonings – to taste

How to prepare the cabbage side dish
1. Boil broccoli, cauliflower and Brussels sprouts for 10 minutes in the same saucepan, covered, in a small amount of water.
2. Put in a colander, let it evaporate and drain the water.
3. Heat the cabbage in a pan, salt, pepper, add Italian seasonings, rub the cheese directly into the pan, add 2 tablespoons of sour cream, mix, turn off and leave for 5 minutes .
Serve to the table with pleasure.