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Horizontal image of an oval white serving dish with handles, filled with roasted broccoli with a wooden spoon for serving, on a blue fabric surface with a wedge of yellow lemon.

Go-To Simple Roasted Broccoli


  • Author: Kelli McGrane
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x

Description

Looking for a go-to side dish? With hints of lemon and garlic, this roasted broccoli is family-friendly and incredibly versatile.


Ingredients

Scale
  • 1 1/4 pounds broccoli crowns, rinsed and cut into florets (about 8 cups)
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon lemon zest
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 450°F and cover a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Place broccoli florets in a large mixing bowl. Add minced garlic, olive oil, lemon juice, lemon zest, salt, and pepper. Toss well to coat.
  3. Pour broccoli onto prepared baking pan in a single layer.
  4. Roast for 20 minutes, or until lightly charred, tossing halfway through.
  5. Remove from oven and serve immediately.
  • Category: Side Dish
  • Method: Baking
  • Cuisine: Vegetarian

Keywords: roasted vegetables, broccoli, lemon, garlic, side dish