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Roasted Broccoli

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.
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: roasted broccoli
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 81kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ pounds broccoli florets cut into even sized pieces
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper

Instructions

  • 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).

Notes

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.

Nutrition

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