Quick and easy Roasted Broccoli recipe that you would beg for to have!
Roasted Broccoli completely transforms when it is done in the oven, as it becomes caramelized and takes on new flavorful taste.
Broccoli as one of the healthiest food to serve on the table, is a sure top on the list of vegetables people would like to consume over and over again. It is known to have a strong positive impact to a person’s body detoxification system avoiding cancer, cholesterol, allergy reactions, heart and bone health problems. It is rich in many vitamins and minerals needed for the body to function well.
A couple of studies have shown that even kids like broccoli and one way to ensure that they enjoy it is to cook it properly and as tasty as it could be.
The tender florets, tossed with olive oil, pepper, and salt roasted in the oven until nicely cooked, paired with a large dose of garlic and lemon juice, this recipe is one that you will surely want to prepare all over again. Make sure to spread the broccoli out in an even layer without overcrowding the pan to make the florets to brown properly.
The many benefits of broccoli including its high vitamin C content and cancer-fighting nutrients are easy to enjoy in such a delicious dish.
Oven-Roasted Broccoli With Lemon
- 2 Heads of broccoli (cut into florets)
- 1/4 cup Extra virgin olive oil
- 4 cloves garlic (minced)
- 2 tsp Lemon zest
- Salt and freshly ground pepper
- 2 tsp Lemon juice
Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.
Place the broccoli florets onto a rimmed baking sheet and drizzle with olive oil.
Sprinkle with garlic, lemon zest, salt, and pepper and toss well to thoroughly coat.
Bake for 15-20 minutes, turning once halfway through, until the broccoli is lightly browned.
Transfer the broccoli to a bowl and toss with the lemon juice.
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