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The Best Broccoli Of Your Life

Posted: Thursday, August 1st, 2013

Serves: 4

Ingredients: 2 large bunches of broccoli
6 ½ tbsp olive oil
1 ½ tsp salt
½ tsp pepper
4 slides garlic cloves
zest and juice of 1 lemon
3 tbsp toasted pine nuts
1/3 cups grated parmesan cheese.
2 tbsp julienned basil leaves

Preparation: Cut broccoli into florets and place on a cookie sheet. Toss with 5tbsp olive oil, salt and pepper and garlic. Roast in the oven 20 to 25 minutes, until crisp-tender and the tips of some of the florets are browned. Remove from the oven and zest a lemon over the broccoli and squeeze the lemon juice over the broccoli, add the remaining olive oil, toasted pine nuts, grated parmesan cheese and basil and serve. Adapted from the Amateur Gourmet, November, 2010.

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