Do you want to know how to make this elusive vegetable tasty and moreish? Do you want to feed it to the more obstinate eaters?

Do you know when a recipe is a keeper? It’s when you can’t wait to have the leftovers or when you can’t wait to make it again! This was definitely the case. I’d been browsing a few recipes about roasting broccoli and they varied from the very simple (salt, pepper, olive oil) to the more complicated ones. I decided to try out my own mixture.

Cut up your broccoli into bite-size (or 2 bites perhaps) florets. In a large bowl (you are going to need to add all your broccoli pieces into this when the mixture is ready) mix the following together:

– 1/2 cup olive oil

– a pinch of dried thyme

– 1 tablespoon lemon pepper

– a pinch of rock salt

– 1/3 choppedĀ chilli or 1/2 teaspoon dried chilli flakes

– a pinch of brown sugar

Toss the broccoli and mix thoroughly with your ingredients. Lay this on a baking tray, pouring any remaining mixture on top. Roast the broccoli in a preheated oven for 10-15 minutes or until they just start to brown. The end result will be juicy and crunchy.

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  1. Alison
    Posted March 12, 2012 at 9:39 am | Permalink

    I am not a big fan of Broccoli but presented like this I might actually enjoy them !

  2. Posted March 12, 2012 at 9:43 am | Permalink

    Poor broccoli, it’s not one of the most loved vegetables. You should totally give this a try. Alternately, try it on other veg too!

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