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Best Baked Broccoli

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Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Best Baked Broccoli
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 8
Calories: 149kcal



  • Preheat oven to 425° F.
  • Take 4 to 5 pounds of broccoli or two large bunches and cut into relatively big florets. (There is no need to wash the broccoli first; the oven will kill the bacteria and you want your broccoli very dry to roast well. )
  • Peel the garlic and cut cloves into thin slices.
  • Toss broccoli and garlic with approximately 1/2 the oil (just enough to coat), salt, and pepper. Spread in an even layer on a cookie sheet.
  • Cook in the oven 20-25 minutes or until crisp-tender and the tips of some of the florets are browned. (You may want to turn the broccoli half way through.)
  • When done, remove from oven and zest lemon over top.
  • Add juice from the lemon, remaining oil, and Parmesan, and toss to combine.
  • Serve immediately.
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Calories: 149kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 4mg | Sodium: 273mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 3g

Natalie Monson

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