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The Best Broccoli Recipe – Oven Roasted

Oven roasted broccoli is really the best broccoli recipe. This recipe takes less than 15 minutes to get on the table and it’s so easy to customize and make your own. Add lemon zest, parmesan, breadcrumbs, anything! Easy vegetables are the best vegetables.

Close-up of oven the best broccoli recipe on a sheet pan.

I love roasting vegetables! It is such an easy way to prepare veggies, I always try to have veggies or fruit with every meal, but who has time to make a complicated side dish?? Not me. This oven roasted broccoli is one of our favorites.

Pouring broccoli onto a sheet pan.

There are 3 simple steps to roasting any vegetable.

How to Roast Vegetables

  • Wash and cut veggies.
  • Coat with olive oil.
  • Season.
  • Mix and work into an even layer on the sheet tray without crowding the vegetables.
  • Roast in the oven until just tender and browned.

Drizzling olive oil on broccoli.

I keep the seasoning for this oven roasted broccoli pretty simple, just salt and pepper and some garlic powder.

Sprinkling salt onto broccoli.

You can add lemon zest or parmesan, or both. I usually keep it simple though because I forget to make a vegetable until dinner is almost done 90% of the time. Ha!

Sprinkling garlic powder onto broccoli.

There are only two tricks to know when roasting vegetables – get all the vegetables into an even layer…

Tossing oven roasted broccoli.

…and don’t crowd the pan! Crowding the pan will result in moisture, which won’t let the broccoli roast properly.

Spreading oven roasted broccoli into a single layer.

That’s it! An easy recipe that really is the best broccoli recipe! Tell me, what is your FAVORITE vegetable to roast?? I have a fantastic oven roasted carrots recipe and a delicious crispy oven roasted potato recipe!

Oven roasted broccoli on a fork.

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The Best Broccoli Recipe - Oven Roasted Broccoli

Oven roasted broccoli is really the best broccoli recipe. This recipe takes less than 15 minutes to get on the table and it's so easy to customize and make your own. Add lemon zest, parmesan, breadcrumbs, anything! Easy vegetables are the best vegetables. 

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword oven roasted broccoli, the best broccoli recipe
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 6 people
Calories 84 kcal
Author Alli

Ingredients

  • 4 cups broccoli fresh, chopped, about 2 heads
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder see note

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. 

  2. Wash and chop broccoli, dry. 

  3. Spread on a sheet tray and drizzle with olive oil, salt, pepper, and garlic powder. 

  4. Toss to combine and coat the broccoli. 

  5. Spread the broccoli into an even layer on the sheet tray. 

  6. Bake for 10-15 minutes, or until the broccoli is browned and tender. 

Recipe Video

Recipe Notes

You can also add lemon zest, grated fresh garlic or parmesan to this recipe and it turns out fantastic. 

Nutrition Facts
The Best Broccoli Recipe - Oven Roasted Broccoli
Amount Per Serving
Calories 84 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7g 11%
Sodium 795mg 33%
Potassium 197mg 6%
Total Carbohydrates 4g 1%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 1g
Protein 1g 2%
Vitamin A 7.6%
Vitamin C 65.6%
Calcium 2.9%
Iron 2.9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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    Alli
    June 12, 2018 at 1:54 PM

    Favorite way to make broccoli!

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