If you haven't tried roasted broccoli, you're missing out. The nutty, caramelized flavor and the hands-off cooking technique will win over any non-broccoli-lovers.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
10 mins
total:
25 mins
Servings:
4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Trim 1 inch from stems of broccoli. Using a vegetable peeler, peel outer layer of stems; cut diagonally into 1/2-inch slices. Separate florets into bite-size pieces.

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  • In a large bowl, toss florets and stems with olive oil, salt, and pepper.

  • Spread in a single layer on a rimmed baking sheet; roast, turning broccoli halfway through, until tender, about 15 minutes.

Reviews (4)

32 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 5
  • 4 star values: 5
  • 3 star values: 12
  • 2 star values: 8
  • 1 star values: 2
Rating: Unrated
05/13/2010
Terrific recipe that's fun to play with. I agree with theroz that adding some sliced garlic to the party really enhances this dish. For another twist with some zing: add a few strips of lemon peel, a splash of lemon juice, and/or a scant sprinkling of red pepper flakes.
Rating: Unrated
05/29/2009
Very simple and very simply amazing!!
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01/15/2009
Everytime I make this recipe, everyone loves it. I add 3 - 4 cloves of sliced garlic and that gives it a bit more flavor.
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10/10/2008
i try and serve fresh broccoli at least once a week. i have heard that when men eat fresh broccoli once a week...it will help prevent prostrate cancer. i usually just steam it and a little butter and s