Broccoli, flavored with just oil, salt and pepper and then roasted to perfection, is a simple and delicious side dish for any meal.

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine


Recipe Summary

10 mins
25 mins


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. Line a 15x10x1-inch baking pan with foil; lightly coat with cooking spray. Set aside. In a large bowl toss broccoli with oil, salt, and pepper.

  • Arrange broccoli spears in a single layer in the prepared baking pan. Roast 15 to 18 minutes or until stalks are crisp-tender and florets begin to brown and crisp, using tongs to turn stalks once.


Variation: Just before serving, drizzle with 1 1/2 teaspoons lemon or lime juice; top with 2 tablespoons crumbled reduced-fat feta cheese and 1 tablespoon snipped fresh parsley. Nutrition Facts per serving: Same as below, except 48 cal., 3 g total fat (1 g sat. fat), 1 mg chol., 205 mg sodium, 3 g pro. Exchanges: 1/2 fat.

Nutrition Facts

39 calories; protein 2g 4% DV; carbohydrates 4.6g 2% DV; exchange other carbs 0.5; dietary fiber 1.8g 7% DV; sugars 1.2g; fat 1.9g 3% DV; saturated fat 0.3g 1% DV; cholesterolmg; vitamin a iu 431.3IU 9% DV; vitamin c 61.7mg 103% DV; folate 43.6mcg 11% DV; calcium 32.8mg 3% DV; iron 0.5mg 3% DV; magnesium 14.6mg 5% DV; potassium 219.5mg 6% DV; sodium 145.9mg 6% DV.