Roasted Broccoli – Eat With Your Eyes


Ingredients: fresh, crisp, bright green broccoli,1 clove of garlic, or more,pinch of red pepper flakes, optional,pinch or two of coarse sea salt,drizzle of oil, such as canola or grapeseed

  1. Preheat oven to 400F.
  2. Break or cut your broccoli apart into bite sized pieces, but not too small. Also cut up the stalks, they are good too, peel them if they are tough. Peel the garlic and slice thin, but not too thin or it will burn before the broccoli is hot.
  3. On a sheet pan toss the broccoli, garlic, red pepper flakes, sea salt.
  4. Drizzle with a little oil, just enough to coat very lightly. Toss with your hands in the pan. Throw the pan in the oven for about 10 minutes, until good and hot and the garlic is starting to get some color. Be sure to give the pan a shake every couple minutes. Do not burn the garlic it will taste terrible. The broccoli will still be firm, if you want soft broccoli steam or boil it.
  5. Serve with any protein, toss with pasta, use your imagination.


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