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Steamed Broccoli Florets Recipe

Steamed Broccoli Florets Recipe

Steamed Broccoli Florets, with a tart mustard vinaigrette, is a delightful fast-to-fix recipe from field editor Peggy Van Arsdale of Crosswicks, New Jersey. "My Aunt Marion was a wonderful cook. I have many recipes from her, including this one," Peggy pens.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:6 servings


  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 3 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1/2 teaspoon prepared mustard
  • Dash each salt, pepper and ground mustard
  • 1 pound fresh broccoli florets


  • 1. In a small bowl, whisk the sugar, vinegar, oil, water, prepared mustard, salt, pepper and ground mustard. Set aside.
  • 2. Place broccoli in a steamer basket. Place in a saucepan over 1 in. of water; bring to a boil. Cover and steam for 5-8 minutes or until crisp-tender. Place in a serving bowl. Whisk dressing; drizzle over broccoli and toss to coat. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 95 calories, 5g fat (1g saturated fat), 0mg cholesterol, 50mg sodium, 13g carbohydrate (10g sugars, 2g fiber), 2g protein .

Reviews for Steamed Broccoli Florets

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spronovo 227913
Reviewed Jun. 14, 2015

"Excellent easy side dish. A great way to give a different flavor to steamed broccoli."

s_pants 91053
Reviewed Oct. 4, 2014

"Love it!"

lurky27 138417
Reviewed Aug. 9, 2013

"YUM! I used my Oster food steamer and steamed the florets for 10 minutes or so, then tossed everything together in a bowl.

~ Theresa"

Bbernal2000 51606
Reviewed May. 12, 2013

"Everyone in our group of four loved it!"

Trudybird 77404
Reviewed Feb. 13, 2012

"This recipe is so easy! And delicious!"

Lindy in AZ 57309
Reviewed Jan. 3, 2011

"The dressing is delicious, and so easy! Also good on steamed zucchini."

bkline 135004
Reviewed Apr. 10, 2010

"Very tasty - light sauce. Both husband and son-in-law agreed."

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