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The Best Roasted Broccoli

Upgrade your broccoli with this simple recipe! You won't reach for frozen broccoli after trying this tasty side dish, perfect for any meal!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: side dish, vegetables
Servings: 4 people


  • Oven
  • Cookie Sheet
  • Foil


  • 4-5 broccoli crowns
  • 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1 tbsp locatelli cheese
  • 1/4 tsp red pepper flakes
  • 2 tsp fresh lemon juice (if dairy free and not using cheese)


  • Preheat oven to 375
  • Line cookie sheet with foil and spray with olive oil
  • Chop broccoli into florets and rinse well
  • Toss broccoli in olive oil, salt and pepper
  • Roast for about 20 minutes
  • Top with locatelli cheese and some red pepper flakes. If you're dairy-free, I use fresh lemon juice instead of the cheese.