Maybe you've never considered cooking broccoli this way, but roasting yields surprisingly good results. The heat concentrates the flavors and caramelizes the natural sugars. A touch of olive oil gives it a crispy, delicious finish.
|Prep Time:||10 minutes|
|Ready in:||15-20 minutes|
|Yield:||4 servings, 1 cup each|
|Ease of Prep:||Easy|
|4 cups broccoli florets|
|1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil|
|1/4 teaspoon salt , or to taste|
|Freshly ground pepper|
- Preheat oven to 450°F. Toss broccoli with oil, salt and pepper. Place on a large baking sheet (not air-insulated) and roast until the broccoli is tender and blackened on the bottom, 10 to 12 minutes. Serve immediately, with lemon wedges.
Health Advantages: low calorie, low carb, low sat fat, low sodium, heart healthy, healthy weight.
|Servings Per Recipe: 4|
|Amount Per serving|
|Calories:||54 cal||Carbohydrate Servings:||0|
|Carbohydrates:||4 g||Dietary Fiber:||2 g||Cholesterol:||0 mg|
|Fat:||4 g||Sodium:||165 mg||Saturated Fat:||1 g|
|Protein:||2 g||Potassium:||240 mg||Monounsaturated Fat:||3 g|
|Exchanges:||1 vegetable, 1 fat|