How much to steam broccoli or boil it in water so that it does not lose its color

How long to cook broccoli?

How long to cook broccoli? Broccoli is a very healthy vegetable, which is a variety of cabbage. It is nutritious, full of vitamins and nutrients, so it should be a regular part of our diet. In Polish homes often used for casseroles or as a side dish for dinner. We want them to look beautiful and firm. Today we will focus on how to prepare them properly, that is How long and how to cook broccoli.

How long to cook broccoli?

The cooking time of broccoli depends on the way it is prepared. If we choose the method of cooking on water it will be about 3-4 minutes, while in steam it will take 10 minutes.

How much to cook broccoli in water?

The easiest and most popular way is to cook broccoli in water. The whole process begins, of course, with a thorough washing of the vegetable, from all the germs and dirt. To make cooking easier, we divide the broccoli into parts. Then pour water into the pot, adjusting the amount so that it covers the entire vegetable. It is worth adding a tablespoon of vinegar to the water, immerse and wait even a few minutes. This will ensure that we get rid of any contamination. After such a water and vinegar bath, we rinse our pieces of broccoli and boil a similar amount of water in a pot. Add a teaspoon of salt and a teaspoon of sugar to the water and squeeze some lemon juice into the water. When the water starts boiling, we put our vegetable in the pot and let it boil for about 3/4 minutes.

How long to steam broccoli?

The second most common way to prepare broccoli is by steaming. First we prepare the vegetable properly by cutting the florets from the stem and chopping the stalks. Then rinse the broccoli under cold water. Boil about 3 liters of water in a pot, put a metal basket on top of it and put the broccoli in it. We steam the broccoli for about 10 minutes.

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