Roasted Broccoli (photo)

Roasted Broccoli

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  • Prep: 5 minutes
  • Cook: 20 minutes
  • Yield: Serves 3-4 as a side dish.

The measurements are just a guideline. Add more or less olive oil, lemon juice, salt, pepper, or cheese to taste.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 pounds broccoli, cut into florets
  • 3-4 Tbsp olive oil
  • Juice from half a lemon, about 1 Tbsp
  • Kosher salt
  • 2-3 garlic cloves, minced
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese, or to taste

Method

1 Preheat the oven to 425°F. In a large bowl toss the broccoli florets and minced garlic with olive oil and lemon juice until lightly coated. Sprinkle salt over the broccoli and toss to coat.

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2 Arrange the broccoli florets in a single layer on a greased or parchment lined baking sheet. Roast for 16-20 minutes, until cooked through and nicely browned.

3 Put the roasted broccoli back in the bowl and toss with lots of freshly ground black pepper and the grated parmesan cheese.

Serve immediately.