Roasted Broccoli is a simple, light side dish that's tossed with olive oil, salt and paprika then roasted in the oven for a delicious, nutty flavor.
Servings: 6 servings
- 1 ½ pounds broccoli florets cut into even sized pieces
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 1 teaspoon paprika
- 1 teaspoon salt
- ½ teaspoon black pepper
Preheat oven to 450 degrees F and line a large, rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper.
In a large bowl, toss broccoli with olive oil, paprika, salt and pepper. Arrange on the prepared baking sheet.
Roast in the preheated oven for 15-20 minutes, or until edges are lightly browned and broccoli is crisp tender (can easily be pierced with a fork but still has a bite to it).
How to heighten the flavor:
Add a squeeze of lemon juice before roasting.
Mix in some fresh minced garlic.
Grate fresh Parmesan cheese over the top before serving.
Calories: 81kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 425mg | Potassium: 366mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 871IU | Vitamin C: 101mg | Calcium: 53mg | Iron: 1mg