Roasted garlic lemon broccoli

    Roasted garlic lemon broccoli


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    About this recipe: I was looking for a unique way to prepare broccoli and decided to give this a try! Florets are roasted after being tossed in olive oil and sprinkled with sea salt, freshly ground black pepper and minced garlic. A squeeze of lemon juice before serving seals the deal.

    Serves: 6 

    • 2 heads broccoli, separated into florets
    • 2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil
    • 1 teaspoon sea salt
    • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
    • 1 clove garlic, minced
    • 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice

    Prep:10min  ›  Cook:15min  ›  Ready in:25min 

    1. Preheat the oven to 200 C / Gas mark 6.
    2. In a large bowl, toss broccoli florets with the extra virgin olive oil, sea salt, pepper and garlic. Spread the broccoli out in an even layer on a baking tray.
    3. Roast in the preheated oven until florets are tender enough to pierce the stems with a fork, 15 to 20 minutes. Remove and transfer to a serving platter. Squeeze lemon juice liberally over the broccoli before serving for a refreshing, tangy finish.

    Flavour tip

    Add a pinch or two of red chilli flakes before roasting for a bit of heat.


    Roasted garlic lemon broccoli
    Roasted garlic lemon broccoli

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    To me broccoli is pretty boring, but this recipe is my new favourite snack food. Amazing. - 08 Nov 2016

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