You are looking for a quick side dish that takes only a few minutes to prepare? This is the perfect side dish as it only requires broccoli, butter and garlic. Butter Broccoli can be served as a snack, or paired with soups, stews, and other foods. If you prefer, you can saute the broccoli in 1 tablespoon butter. You can also customize it to be a weight-loss snack. Broccoli is an extremely nutritious vegetable that is rich in fibre, potassium, and protein. Broccoli is an essential winter food. It is great for the heart, eye health, weight loss, detoxification, and bone strength. This delicious recipe is perfect for anyone who doesn’t like broccoli in any other forms. This healthy recipe can also be used to help your children, who are often picky eaters, eat the nutritious vegetable. Give this recipe a try, and please rate it.

Butter Broccoli

  • 1 cup broccoli   
  • 2 cloves garlic   
  • Salt as needed   
  • 2 tablespoons butter   
  • 1 dash turmeric   
  • Black pepper is a must   

How to make butter broccoli

Step 1 Saute the broccoli florets

    • In a large saucepan, heat butter. Sauté the chopped garlic for 1 minute. Add the broccoli florets to the pan and mix well with butter to coat.

Step 2: Season with seasonings

    • As needed, add a pinch of black pepper powder and turmeric to the mixture. Stir well, and cook the broccoli for 2 minutes. To help the steam form and the cooking process, add 2-3 tablespoons of water. Cook for another 6-7 minutes, then turn off the flame.

Step 3: Ready to be served

    • Once you are done, your Butter Broccoli can be served.


    1. You can season the Broccoli with additional seasonings such as peri-peri powder oregano, chilli flaflakes, and so on.