Best Broccoli of Your Life

(from jlpennington’s recipe box)

Source: Beth Rae found on Amateur Gourmet's web site

Categories: Side


  • 2 large bunches of broccoli
  • 5 Tbs olive oil + 1.5 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 tsps salt
  • 1/2 tsps pepper
  • 4 garlic clobes, peeled and sliced
  • zest of 1 lemon
  • 1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese (leave out cheese to make it Paleo)


  1. eheat oven to 425. Cut broccoli into florets, wash and dry them THOROUGHLY. Then toss with5 Tbsp of the olive oil, salt and pepper. Now add 4 garlic cloves that are peeled and sliced. Dump everything onto a cookie sheet and roast in the oven for 20-25 minutes until “crisp-tender and the tips of some of the florets are browned.”

  2. en it’s done, take it out of the oven and zest a lemon over the broccoli, squeeze the lemon juice over the broccoli, add 1.5 Tbs more olive oil, and 1/3 cup of freshly grated Parmesan cheese.

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