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How to Roast Broccoli - A Simple Guide

Marni Katz
Here's a simple how-to guide for roasting broccoli.  Healthy and delicious!
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Side
Cuisine American
Servings 4 servings
Calories 83 kcal


  • 1 head broccoli
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • ½ tablespoon kosher salt


  • preheat oven to 425 degrees and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • wash and chop broccoli into 1-2 inch pieces, both the head and the stem
  • now either lay the broccoli on the sheet pan and drizzle the olive oil over it OR put in a bowl and drizzle the olive oil on top
  • toss the food in the olive oil so it's well covered
  • sprinkle with kosher salt (or any other seasoning you want to use)
  • spread out on parchment paper lined baking sheet and put into the oven at 425 degrees for about 30 minutes
  • enjoy 


everyone's oven cooks at different temperatures.  you'll want to make sure to start checking any vegetable you are roasting around the 20/25 minute mark so that it cooks the way you want it to.
remember you can play with seasonings, the recipe is for the simplest way to roast broccoli, but check out the post for more ideas to season it.


Calories: 83kcalCarbohydrates: 10gProtein: 4gFat: 4gSaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 922mgPotassium: 480mgFiber: 4gSugar: 3gVitamin A: 947IUVitamin C: 136mgCalcium: 71mgIron: 1mg
Keyword easy side dish, roasted broccoli, roasted vegetables
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