Let Them Eat Broccoli !

Colleen Sowa


If only Marie Antonette would have thought of broccoli instead of cake......

This is an easy recipe... but an important one for new cooks. Soon they will be preparing broccoli to please their little ones.... like the little guy in this photo! Meet Paxton ! Grandchild number 4. He loves his broccoli!!!


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8 - 12
10 Min
10 Min


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  • 3 - 4 bunch
    broccoli (cleaned and cut to have stem pieces and florets)
  • ·
    water to cover

  • 1 Tbsp
  • ·
    salt and pepper to taste

How to Make Let Them Eat Broccoli !


  1. Wash broccoli, cut off the thick stems, cut them up small pieces and put in the bottom of a large sauce pan. Add enough water to the pan to cover the cut up stem pieces. Bring to a boil.

    Cut the florets apart. Add to the pan. Do not cover with water!
  2. It should take about 10 minutes to cook the stems and florets. The broccoli florets should turn a bright green color, be firm and not mushy. Remove from heat, drain.
  3. If you want to season, add your salt and pepper and butter at this point. Serve!

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About Let Them Eat Broccoli !

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids

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