How to Blanch Broccoli

How to Blanch Broccoli

Blanching broccoli is the best way to make it! It's so delicious because it preserves SO much flavor and settles the raw, bitter taste. It ensures that your broccoli is nicely cooked but also still has a nice crunch to it.

gather your ingredients!

Bring 4 quarts of water and 2 teaspoons of salt to a boil. Fill a large bowl with ice water too and set to the side.

Put the broccoli florets in the boiling water and cook for 2 to 3 minutes. The broccoli should be bright green and just barely tender.

With a slotted spoon, remove the broccoli and immediately plunge in ice water.

When the broccoli is completely cool, drain it from the ice water and pat dry with a paper towel.

This side dish goes well with just about anything!

In just 10 minutes this side dish is quick, easy, and healthy! 

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