Tuesday, 25 February 2014

Roasted Broccoli

If you're anything like me and can't get anything productive done while cooking food, (except for, well..the food) then it's hard to justify cooking when you have so many things to do.

 I honestly can't believe it's only a Tuesday. You'd think days would go by faster when it's snowing everyday. I guess that's just my 5 year old self talking. It was a sad day when I realized I no longer like it when it snows.

You know, unless I'm inside. Or skiing. *sigh*...

Now with so much to do, I like making quick and easy vegetables that can be made without me having to put much effort into it. Less effort, more reward. That is my new motto.

And having this broccoli as my reward? I wouldn't want it any other way.

What you'll need:

-1 head of broccoli, cut into pieces
-3 cloves of garlic, minced
-3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
+salt and pepper to taste


    1.   Preheat the oven to 400˚F. 
    2.   Place the broccoli and garlic on a baking sheet, and drizzle with the olive oil. Roast for 15-20 minutes. 


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  2. I'm not a huge fan of broccoli because I don't like when it gets soggy, but this actually looks really good roasted, and I never thought of trying it this way. Thanks for sharing! - http://thecharmitspot.com

  3. Simple, delicious, and healthy!

  4. Hi Cathleen , what a great way to serve broccoli , just delicious . Thanks for sharing :)

  5. Cathleen, so you do eat your veggies! Good girl :)

  6. easy roasted broccoli is the best!

  7. This broccoli looks delicious, you make me want to eat my greens :D

    Choc Chip Uru

  8. I love the flavor of roasted broccoli! Yours looks wonderful!

  9. Oh! Somehow I never roasted broccoli, and I don't know why since I roast almost every veggie...thanks for the idea Cathleen...looks delicious!
    Hope you are having a great week :D

  10. This looks great, Cathleen! I love how easy this recipe is ^.^

  11. This is exactly how I cook my broccoli, except I also add a little bit of ground corriander. It's delicious! I love the crispy florets and chewy stalks :-)

    Aimee / WallflowerGirl.co.uk

  12. Mmm ... many times simple is best! Love the dark caramelised crispy-looking bits!

  13. Looks amazing. I am such a huge fan of broccoli.

  14. Roasted Broccoli is wonderful, and deepens the flavor of the broccoli. I like the crunchy little florets;)

  15. I love roasted broccoli! I like to put it on my pizza. The best part is the tips that get dark and crispy...yum!

    PS - Thanks for stopping by my blog and commenting!


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