I am always creating yummy vegetable sides that are easy enough for my older mother to eat and this broccoli puree turned out delicious and is easy to make. The cream is the secret ingredient.



Original recipe yields 4 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified


  • Separate broccoli crowns into florets. Peel stalks and cut into 1/2-inch pieces.

  • Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Cook broccoli until lightly softened, about 5 minutes. Drain, rinse under cold running water, and drain again.

  • Melt butter in a pot, add broccoli, and cook for 2 minutes. Pour in cream and cook over low heat until broccoli is soft, about 10 minutes. Season with salt, pepper, and nutmeg. Puree broccoli with an immersion blender until smooth.

Nutrition Facts

201 calories; 17.4 g total fat; 56 mg cholesterol; 136 mg sodium. 9.9 g carbohydrates; 4.5 g protein; Full Nutrition