How to Steam Broccoli Inside a Paper Towel

Cook broccoli in under two minutes. An easy way to make a side dish at the last minute or just a quick addition to any meal. Also kids learning to cook for themselves will find this beyond simple!

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How to Steam Broccoli Inside a Paper Towel Recipe
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Wash and remove stock from broccoli.

Wash and remove stock from broccoli.

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Soak one piece of paper towel in water (could use chicken/vegetable stock). Place broccoli on wet towel. You may need to use more paper if you are doing a larger serving.

Soak one piece of paper towel in water (could use chicken/vegetable stock). Place broccoli on wet towel. You may need to use more paper if you are doing a larger serving.

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Place wet towel with broccoli on dry paper towel.

Place wet towel with broccoli on dry paper towel.

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Wrap it up as best you can so the wet towel is completely covered. I turned this little guy upside down. I recommend putting it on a plate (even though I didn't....)

Wrap it up as best you can so the wet towel is completely covered. I turned this little guy upside down. I recommend putting it on a plate (even though I didn't....)

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Microwave for 90 seconds for slightly firm and two minutes for a softer floret. This is where a plate comes in handy as your tiny paper parcel is very hot and full of steamy goodness.

Microwave for 90 seconds for slightly firm and two minutes for a softer floret. This is where a plate comes in handy as your tiny paper parcel is very hot and full of steamy goodness.

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Of course there are better ways to steam but this is something you can do in under two minutes which can be a help at dinner time and no dishes!!

Of course there are better ways to steam but this is something you can do in under two minutes which can be a help at dinner time and no dishes!!

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