Steamed Cauliflower

When fresh cauliflower is on sale it’s a main side dish at our house for 3 or more meals that week.  Steaming it in the microwave is the fastest and easiest way to prep it, especially since we are only making 2-3 servings.

Steamed Cauliflower

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Course Side Dish
Servings 2


  • 1 cup Cauliflower (fresh)
  • 2 tbs water


  • Prepare the cauliflower by cutting it off the head and washing it.
  • Place cauliflower in a microwavable dish. Add the water.
  • Cover the dish (with a lid or with plastic wrap with a few small holes in it) and microwave for 5 minutes.
  • Let cool for at least 1 minute. Be careful! The dish will be hot!


*cooking times may vary, depending on the microwave*

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