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Oven Roasted Broccoli

When you're in need of a quick, simple, healthy vegetable side dish, there is nothing quite as easy or flavorful as oven roasted broccoli. Tossed with olive oil, kosher salt, and black pepper, the broccoli florets roast for about 25 minutes until tender and slightly charred. You'll never make broccoli any other way again!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: broccoli florets, roasted vegetables
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 98kcal
Author: ari | well seasoned

Equipment

  • Rimmed baking sheet

Ingredients

  • 2 heads broccoli cut into florets (about ~5-6 cups)
  • 3 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp Kosher salt
  • ¼ tsp freshly ground black pepper

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 425F. Trim broccoli florets to ensure they're all about the same thickness. Some florets will remain whole (the smaller ones) while the larger florets may need to be cut in half or thirds.
    Cut broccoli florets in a large bowl
  • Place broccoli on a rimmed baking sheet. Drizzle with olive oil, salt, and pepper, then toss to thoroughly coat. Make sure broccoli is in an even layer with a little space in between the florets.
    Raw broccoli on a baking sheet
  • Roast for 15 minutes, then toss the broccoli and rotate the pan. Cook an additional 10 minutes. Serve immediately.
    Roasted broccoli on a rimmed baking sheet

Notes

  • For best results, do not roast frozen broccoli. If you do, make sure that it has completely defrosted first, then dry with paper towels to absorb as much excess moisture as possible. Even so, nothing will roast as beautifully as fresh broccoli.

Nutrition

Calories: 98kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 341mg | Potassium: 480mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 947IU | Vitamin C: 136mg | Calcium: 71mg | Iron: 1mg
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