How To Steam Broccoli: 4 Simple Ways to Enjoy Perfectly Steamed Broccoli

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  2. 1. How to Steam Broccoli in a Frying Pan
  3. 2. How to Steam Broccoli Using a Steamer Basket
  4. 3. How to Steam Broccoli Using a Colander
  5. 4. How to Steam Broccoli Using a Microwave
  6. Conclusion

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1. How to Steam Broccoli in a Frying Pan

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2. How to Steam Broccoli Using a Steamer Basket

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3. How to Steam Broccoli Using a Colander

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4. How to Steam Broccoli Using a Microwave

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