Broccoli with Poppy Seed Butter and Parmesan Cheese

Broccoli with Poppy Seed Butter and Parmesan Cheese

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"Steamed broccoli is topped with a lightly seasoned butter and fresh Parmesan cheese."


20 m servings 157 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 157 kcal
  • 8%
  • Fat:
  • 14.4 g
  • 22%
  • Carbs:
  • 3.6g
  • 1%
  • Protein:
  • 4.7 g
  • 9%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 38 mg
  • 13%
  • Sodium:
  • 216 mg
  • 9%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Place broccoli in a steamer over 1 inch of boiling water, and cover. Cook until tender but still firm, about 6 minutes; drain. Meanwhile, stir together the melted butter, poppy seeds, paprika, salt, and pepper. Toss the broccoli with the butter sauce. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese to serve.
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  1. 93 Ratings


This broccoli was very good with a few modifications. Because a few people mentioned it was kind of bland, I added extra paprika, salt, pepper, and Parmesan cheese. Also, I tossed the broccoli...

It tasted great. Timing is important here. Make sure you are cooking this right before you are ready to eat. It cools down fairly fast.

I cooked the broccoli in the microwave as I do 95% of all my vegetables, fresh or frozen. We liked it but would definitely increase the paprika or maybe switch to my stronger Hungarian varie...

excellent i would double the sauce! it is that good. i roasted sesame seeds ( all i had.) i served this with cheese grits and fried catfish. no leftovers. great stuff!

The kids loved the Parmesan cheese flavored broccoli! I cut the amount of butter to 1 T. The cheese, paprika and poppy seeds all adhered to the broccoli with no problem. I omitted the salt and p...

I don't usually like steamed broccoli but this was delicious! So simple and so easy to make! Will definately be making this again! Yummy! Made it exactly as is; turned out wonderful! Cheers!

This was so easy and uber yummy! It's a quick way to add a vegetable to the meal, and who doesn't love something with butter and cheese! 6 minutes of steaming was perfect on my gas stove. The...

This was a very good recipe. I substituted seamme seeds with poppy seed cause that was all I had and it was very good.

This recipe was good. I like my broccoli cooked a bit more, so cooked it a bit longer. That's just personal preference though. I also doubled the recipe, but should have cut down on the butter a...