Microwave in the bag. Heating instructions: Thawing: Keep frozen until ready to use. Do not thaw vegetables before cooking. Microwave: Do not pierce bag. Gently massage package to break apart broccoli for even heat penetration. Place unopened bag, directions side up, in the microwave. Microwave on high for 5-6 minutes (Microwave ovens vary in power, adjust time if necessary). Remove from microwave and let stand for 1 minute. Carefully pour broccoli from pouch; season to taste. Caution: contents are hot. Stove top: Bring 2 cups water to a boil. Add desired amount of broccoli and return to a boil. Heat through, about 3-5 minutes. Drain and season to taste. Avoid overcooking.