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Buttered Parmesan Broccoli

A fantastic side dish of steamed broccoli smothered in buttery parmesan cheese.
Prep Time5 mins
Active Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: broccoli, butter, easy, parmesan cheese, steamed
Yield: 4 people
Calories: 137kcal


  • 1 large head broccoli, cut into florets
  • 2 Tbsp. butter
  • 2 Tbsp. grated parmesan cheese


  • Place steamer basket in large pot. Fill with water to bottom of basket. Add florets.
  • Cover and place over medium-high heat to bring to a boil. Reduce to low. Steam for 10 min.
  • Meanwhile, in small microwaveable bowl, melt butter. Add parmesan to butter.
  • Check broccoli for doneness (crisp-tender) by piercing stem with fork. Depending on your preference, you may need to steam another 5 minutes.
  • Remove to serving bowl and pour butter mixture over broccoli. Serve immediately. Enjoy!


Calories: 137kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 22mg | Sodium: 216mg | Potassium: 490mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 1196IU | Vitamin C: 136mg | Calcium: 153mg | Iron: 1mg