"The Best Broccoli Ever!"

Genevie Cardenas


Okay I am not a vegetable person and the only time I eat broccoli is in broccoli/cheese soups or casseroles but this recipe makes it good enough to eat all by itself! I found this recipe on a blog and it was too delicious not to share! Do yourself a favor and try it! Enjoy and share :)


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5 Min
25 Min


  • 1 pkg
    broccoli florets (i used a 16 oz. pkg)
  • 5 Tbsp
    olive oil (3 during prep and 2 during bake time)
  • 1 pinch
    salt and pepper to taste
  • 4 clove
    garlic cloves (peeled and sliced)
  • 1 Tbsp
    lemon juice (concentrate or a fresh lemon. i used concentrate)
  • 1/4 c
    fresh parmesan cheese (optional)
  • 3 Tbsp
    pine nuts (crushed and toasted)

How to Make "The Best Broccoli Ever!"


  1. Preheat oven at 350
  2. Put the broccoli in a foil-lined cookie sheet and toss in 3 tbsp of olive oil.
  3. Add in your salt and pepper.
  4. Toss in your 4 peeled and sliced garlic cloves.
  5. Roast in the oven for 20 min. or until some of the tips of the florets are a little browned.
  6. Take out of the oven and add 2 more tbsps of olive oil and mix around.
  7. Zest a fresh lemon over the broccoli (I use alot :))
  8. Throw in 3 tbsps of pine nuts
  9. Top with 1/4 cup of parmesan cheese
  10. Put the broccoli back in the oven for 5 more minutes and you're done :) ENJOY!

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About "The Best Broccoli Ever!"

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy Healthy

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