recipe

Roasting just might be the BEST way to cook broccoli!

safety
  • Uses the oven
  • Uses a knife
difficulty
  • Beginner
time
  • 35 minutes
yield
  • Serves 4

Prepare Ingredients

¼ cup
extra-­virgin olive oil
¼ teaspoon
salt
Pinch
pepper
6 cups
broccoli florets, large florets cut in half
1
lemon, cut into wedges

Gather Cooking Equipment

Rimmed baking sheet
Parchment paper
Large bowl
Whisk
Oven mitts
Cooling rack
Spatula
Serving dish
1
 

Adjust oven rack to lowest position and heat oven to 450 degrees. Line rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper.

 
2
 
¼ cup
extra-­virgin olive oil
¼ teaspoon
salt
Pinch
pepper
6 cups
broccoli florets, large florets cut in half

In large bowl, whisk together oil, salt, and pepper. Add broccoli to bowl and use your hands to toss until broccoli is evenly coated with oil mixture.

 
3
 

Transfer broccoli to baking sheet. Arrange broccoli in single layer, placing flat sides down when possible.

 
4
 

Place baking sheet in oven and roast broccoli until lightly browned, about 10 minutes.

 
5
 
1
lemon, cut into wedges

Use oven mitts to remove baking sheet from oven (ask an adult for help) and place on cooling rack. Use spatula to transfer broccoli to serving dish. Serve broccoli with lemon wedges.