Roasted Broccoli with Smashed Garlic

Here's a great way to make broccoli if you are tired of making it the same old way. Roasting broccoli with garlic creates a sweet, nutty delicious flavor and the aroma that wafts through your kitchen will make everyone asking when's dinner ready.

Here’s a great way to make broccoli if you are tired of making it the same old way. Roasting broccoli with garlic creates a sweet, nutty delicious flavor and the aroma that wafts through your kitchen will make everyone asking when’s dinner ready. This is a simple, yet elegant side dish. I like it topped with shaved Parmesan but you can also add red pepper flakes or top it with fresh lemon juice.

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Roasted Broccoli with Smashed Garlic

Here’s a great way to make broccoli if you are tired of making it the same old way. Roasting broccoli with garlic creates a sweet, nutty delicious flavor and the aroma that wafts through your kitchen will make everyone asking when’s dinner ready.

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 lbs broccoli florets, cut long with part of stem
  • 6 cloves garlic, smashed
  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • kosher salt and fresh pepper

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 450°.
  2. In a baking dish combine broccoli, olive oil, garlic, salt and pepper.
  3. Roast broccoli about 20 minutes, until broccoli is browned and tender.

 

Nutrition Information

Yield: 4 servings, Serving Size: 1/4th of broccoli

  • Amount Per Serving:
  • Freestyle Points: 2
  • Points +: 3
  • Calories: 126 calories
  • Total Fat: 7.5g
  • Saturated Fat: g
  • Cholesterol: mg
  • Sodium: mg
  • Carbohydrates: 13.5g
  • Fiber: 5.5g
  • Sugar: g
  • Protein: 4.5g
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