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Roasted Broccoli with Lemon and Almonds


This side pairs well with broiled fish, fried chicken, and Apricot-Bourbon Glazed Ham.

  • Servings: 4

Photography: Romulo Yanes

Source: Everyday Food, April 2012


  • 2 bunches broccoli, cut into florets (12 cups)
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • Coarse salt and ground pepper
  • 2 teaspoons grated lemon zest and 3 tablespoons lemon juice (from 2 lemons)
  • 1/4 cup chopped toasted almonds


  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees. On two rimmed baking sheets, toss broccoli with oil and season with salt and pepper. Arrange in a single layer and roast until broccoli is tender and browned in spots, 15 to 18 minutes. Toss broccoli with lemon zest and juice; sprinkle with almonds.

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