Roasted Broccoli with Lemon

Winter 2004, EatingWell for a Healthy Heart Cookbook (2008)

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Maybe you've never considered cooking broccoli this way, but roasting yields surprisingly good results. The heat concentrates the flavors and caramelizes the natural sugars. A touch of olive oil gives it a crispy, delicious finish.

"This recipe was easy and delicious. I slight modified the recipe by roasting the broccoli, oil and salt and pepper for 10 mins. I then drizzled oil mixed with garlic (2 T of olive oil +1 minced garlic clove +sprinkle of red pepper flakes...
Roasted Broccoli with Lemon

Makes: 4 servings, 1 cup each

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  1. Preheat oven to 450°F.
  2. Toss broccoli with oil, salt and pepper. Place on a large baking sheet (not air-insulated) and roast until the broccoli is tender and blackened on the bottom, 10 to 12 minutes. Serve immediately, with lemon wedges.


Per serving: 54 calories; 4 g fat (1 g sat, 3 g mono); 0 mg cholesterol; 4 g carbohydrates; 0 g added sugars; 2 g protein; 2 g fiber; 165 mg sodium; 240 mg potassium.

Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin C (120% daily value), Vitamin A (45% dv).

Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1 fat

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