I saw a pin the other week that had the caption, “Best Broccoli of Your Life.” I’m a fan of broccoli and I’m always looking for new ways to enjoy my veggies. I decided I didn’t have anything to lose, so I gave it a try.
Sadly, I wasn’t too impressed. It was okay, but it certainly wasn’t the best broccoli I’ve ever had.
Here’s what you do:
Preheat the oven to 425.
Take 2 bunches of broccoli and cut them into florets. Keep them dry, the heat from the oven will kill any germs anyway.
Put the broccoli on a cookie sheet. Toss with olive oil, salt and pepper. Peel and slice 4 garlic cloves and toss them in too.
Roast in the oven 20 to 25 minutes until slightly browned.
Now that they are done, zest a lemon over them and squeeze the lemon juice on top. Add 1 1/2 tbs more olive oil, 3 tbs toasted pine nuts, and 1/3 cup of freshly grated Parmesan cheese.
I think my expectations were just too high. Now that you know they might not be the best of your life, but they are pretty good, you might enjoy them more. If you try them too, let us know what you think.