Roasted Broccoli with Lemon

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Maybe you’ve never considered cooking broccoli this way, but roasting yields surprisingly good results. The heat concentrates the flavors and caramelizes the natural sugars. A touch of olive oil gives it a crispy, delicious finish.

 Roasted Broccoli with Lemon
photographer: Ken Burris
Nutritionist Tested & Approved
Ingredients
  • Total Time: 15 minutes

  • 4 cups broccoli florets

  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil

  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

  • Freshly ground pepper

  • Lemon wedges

Directions
  1. 4 servings, 1 cup each

  2. Preheat oven to 450°F.

  3. Toss broccoli with oil, salt and pepper. Place on a large baking sheet (not air-insulated) and roast until the broccoli is tender and blackened on the bottom, 10 to 12 minutes. Serve immediately, with lemon wedges.


Nutritional Facts

Servings
4
Per serving
Calories
54
Carbohydrates
4g
Fat
4g
Saturated Fat
1g
Monounsaturated Fat
3g
Protein
2g
Cholesterol
0mg
Dietary Fiber
2g
Potassium
240mg
Sodium
165mg
Added Sugars
0g
Exchanges
1 vegetable
1 fat
Carbohydrate Servings
0
Vitamin C (120% daily value)
Vitamin A (45% dv).

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