Healthy Meal Prep
Broccoli Puree Recipe

Broccoli Puree


This delicious broccoli puree with butter and cream is the perfect side when you are trying to change up your broccoli routine.


  • 2 small heads broccoli
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • ½ cup heavy cream
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 1 pinch ground nutmeg


  1. Separate broccoli crowns into florets. Peel stalks and cut into 1/2-inch pieces.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.

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Nutritional Information

Broccoli Puree

Servings Per Recipe: 4
Calories: 200.8
% Daily Value *
protein: 9 %
carbohydrates: 3 %
exchange other carbs:
dietary fiber: 14 %
fat: 27 %
saturated fat: 53 %
cholesterol: 19 %
vitamin a iu: 29 %
niacin equivalents: 14 %
vitamin b6: 15 %
vitamin c: 201 %
folate: 22 %
calcium: 9 %
iron: 6 %
magnesium: 11 %
potassium: 13 %
sodium: 5 %
thiamin: 10 %
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*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
**Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
(-)Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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