Parmesan Roasted Broccoli


Parmesan Roasted Broccoli

This simple recipe for Parmesan roasted broccoli makes a great side dish or even a tasty snack. Broccoli is roasted in the oven with a little olive oil, garlic, and Parmesan cheese until it is tender and slightly browned.

Ingredients

1 head of broccoli, cut into florets

1 tablespoon olive oil

1 garlic clove, minced

1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese

Salt and pepper, to taste

Method

1. Preheat oven to 200 degrees C.

2. In a large bowl, toss together broccoli, olive oil, garlic, Parmesan cheese, salt, and pepper.

3. Spread the broccoli onto a baking sheet and roast in the oven for 10-12 minutes, or until tender and slightly browned.

4. Serve immediately.

Potential changes & improvements

Here are a few ideas for how you could change up this recipe:

– Add a pinch of red pepper flakes for a little heat.

– Swap out the Parmesan cheese for another type of cheese, such as cheddar or Gruyere.

– Mix in some chopped fresh herbs, such as thyme or basil.

What other food it works well with

This roasted broccoli would be great as a side dish alongside grilled chicken or fish, roasted potatoes, or a simple green salad.

Common Mistakes

Here are a few common mistakes to avoid when making this recipe:

– Not preheating the oven: This will result in the broccoli not cooking evenly. Be sure to preheat the oven before getting started.

– Overcrowding the baking sheet: If the broccoli is too close together on the baking sheet, it will steam instead of roast. Make sure the broccoli is spread out in a single layer.

– Not using enough cheese: This recipe is meant to be cheesy, so don’t be shy with the Parmesan cheese!

Nutritional Information

Per serving:

Calories: 107

Fat: 9 g

Saturated Fat: 2 g

Cholesterol: 8 mg

Sodium: 208 mg

Carbohydrates: 5 g

Fiber: 2 g

Sugar: 2 g

Protein: 5 g

Allergens

This recipe contains the following allergens:

– Dairy

– Eggs

– Wheat

– Gluten


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