Roasting broccoli is a wonderful change from steaming or stir-frying, bringing out a sweetness and complexity you might not have known was there. A simple finish of bright lemon and salty cheese adds a burst of freshness and flavor.

Source: Midwest Living


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Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat oven to 425°. Line a 15x10x1-inch baking pan with foil. Add broccoli and olive oil to the pan; toss to coat, arranging larger pieces near the edges of pan. Season with salt and pepper. Roast 15 minutes. Turn and roast until broccoli is just tender and nicely charred, about 10 minutes more.

  • Zest the whole lemon over the broccoli, then squeeze juice from half of the lemon over the broccoli. Sprinkle with cheese.

Shopping Tip

Pecorino Romano is a firm, sharp-tasting sheep’s milk cheese. It’s similar to Parmesan, which makes a fine substitute.

Nutrition Facts

197 calories; 16 g total fat; 3 g saturated fat; 2 g polyunsaturated fat; 10 g monounsaturated fat; 7 mg cholesterol; 359 mg sodium. 463 mg potassium; 10 g carbohydrates; 4 g fiber; 3 g sugar; 6 g protein; 0 g trans fatty acid; 914 IU vitamin a; 130 mg vitamin c; 0 mg thiamin; 0 mg riboflavin; 1 mg niacin equivalents; 0 mg vitamin b6; 91 mcg folate; 0 mcg vitamin b12; 144 mg calcium; 1 mg iron;