Brooten is a city in Pope and Stearns counties in the U.S. state of Minnesota, United States, named after the LiaBraaten family. The population was 743 at the 2010 census. Almost the entire city lies in Stearns County, with only a small portion in Pope County.
The Stearns County portion of Brooten is part of the St. Cloud Metropolitan Statistical Area.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.5 square miles (3.8 km²), all of it land.