Roasted Broccoli: The Side Dish for Everything
Even if you are not a “broccoli fan,” this recipe for roasted broccoli will make a convert out of you. 4 ingredients (that includes salt and pepper) and ready in 20 minutes flat (that includes the prep work too), this dish is the perfect accompaniment to, well, everything else!
Here are your ingredients:
1 head of broccoli
1 tablespoon olive oil
Salt and pepper
Here are your directions: Preheat oven to 350˚F.
Meanwhile, cut one head of broccoli into florets. Spread the florets across a baking sheet in one layer, drizzle with olive oil, salt, and pepper. Toss florets with hands so that broccoli is coated in oil and seasonings.
Roast broccoli for 15 minutes. Enjoy!
Why: Did you know that broccoli is loaded with all sorts of micronutrients? Broccoli is rich in fiber to keep you full, vitamin K for normal blood clotting, folic acid for DNA and protein synthesis, and vitamin C for protection against atherosclerosis and cognitive impairment. Don’t shy away from this mighty vegetable! Check out THIS research that was just published on July 8, 2015! Vitamin C may reduce the risk of head and neck cancer!