Roasted Florets

9 Reviews
From: EatingWell Magazine February/March 2005

Roasting members of the brassica family brings out a hidden nutty sweetness that could change a few minds about these oft-maligned vegetables. Use either broccoli or cauliflower or a colorful mix.

Ingredients 4 servings

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  • 8 cups bite-size cauliflower florets, or broccoli florets (about 1 head), sliced
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt, or to taste
  • Freshly ground pepper, to taste
  • Lemon wedges, (optional)

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  1. Preheat oven to 450 °F. Place florets in a large bowl with oil, salt and pepper and toss to coat. Spread out on a baking sheet. Roast the vegetables, stirring once, until tender-crisp and browned in spots, 15 to 25 minutes. Serve hot or warm with lemon wedges, if desired.
  • Cut Down on Dishes: A rimmed baking sheet is great for everything from roasting to catching accidental drips and spills. For effortless cleanup and to keep your baking sheets in tip-top shape, line them with a layer of foil before each use.

Nutrition information

  • Serving size: 1 1/2 cups
  • Per serving: 117 calories; 8 g fat(1 g sat); 4 g fiber; 11 g carbohydrates; 4 g protein; 122 mcg folate; 0 mg cholesterol; 4 g sugars; 0 g added sugars; 0 IU vitamin A; 103 mg vitamin C; 48 mg calcium; 1 mg iron; 355 mg sodium; 641 mg potassium
  • Carbohydrate Servings: 1/2
  • Exchanges: 2 vegetable 11/2 fat (mono)

Reviews 9

August 16, 2010
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By: EatingWell User
So many people don't realize how baking vegetables intensifies their best properties. Try roasted brussel sprouts,
April 19, 2010
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By: EatingWell User
So much taste compared to steamed,more people would like cauliflower if their Mom made it this way.
January 18, 2010
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By: EatingWell User
I added a little bit of garlic power to taste. These were delicious and so easy to prepare. I will definitely make this a staple in my cookbook.
September 21, 2009
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By: EatingWell User
can't be any tastier, just perfect. use 450 for 30 min. it's like candy. joe loiacono, Jackson, NJ
September 21, 2009
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400 degrees vegetable oil s & p no lemon Turn once and cook until brownish dellllllllicccciousssss I cooked mine on the little rack and grillpan that came w/the toaster oven. Sugarpoprock, Hollyweird, CA
September 21, 2009
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By: EatingWell User
We have a similar recipe but stir fry it in a frying pan with mushrooms and onions and garlic pepper. , Sandy Hook, VA
September 21, 2009
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delicious,but I need the potassium content Anonymous, Mineral Wells, TX
September 21, 2009
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This is my favorite way to cook broccoli. Teresa, Woodinville, WA
September 21, 2009
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By: EatingWell User
450 for 15 minutes is too high a temp and not enough time to cook these veg. Anonymous, Great Falls, VA