Lemon + Parmesan Roasted Broccoli

July 10, 2012


A recipe to share and enjoy all summer, fall and winter.


Lemon + Parmesan Roasted Broccoli

  • 4- 5 pounds broccoli
  • 4 garlic cloves, peeled and minced
  • Good olive oil
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 teaspoons fresh grated lemon zest
  • 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1/3 cup freshly grated parmesan cheese

  1. Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F.
  2. Cut the broccoli florets into pieces, suitable for eating- removing rough stems
  3. Place the broccoli florets on a pan arge enough to hold them in a single layer.
  4. Toss the garlic on the broccoli and drizzle with 2 tablespoons olive oil.
  5. Sprinkle with the salt and pepper.
  6. Roast for 20 to 25 minutes, until crisp-tender and the tips of some of the florets are browned.
  7. Remove the broccoli from the oven and immediately toss with 1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil, lemon zest, lemon juice, and Parmesan,
  8. Serve



One Response to “Lemon + Parmesan Roasted Broccoli”

  1. Kati Mora, MS, RD, Kellogg's FiberPlus(R) Wellness Advocate Says:

    I love broccoli! Its one of my favorite fiber-rich veggies. And this is such a simple, yet delicious way to prepare it. Can’t wait to give it a try!

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