Yield: 8 servings

How To Roast Broccoli

A bowl of roasted broccoli, garnished with grated Parmesan cheese.

Knowing how to roast broccoli can take this little unassuming vegetable from “meh” to “WOW!” with very little effort. Once you’ve tasted roasted broccoli, you’ll never want to cook it any other way!

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes


  • 8 cups trimmed broccoli florets, cut into bite-sized pieces (about 16 oz package)
  • 2 tablespoons oil (avocado, canola, vegetable or olive oil)
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit. Place oven rack in center-most position.
  2. If using full broccoli heads or crowns, wash broccoli and cut into bite-sized florets. If using pre-cut, wash, rinse, and drain florets. Be sure to remove any leaves.
  3. Place broccoli in large bowl.
  4. Drizzle oil over broccoli and then sprinkle on salt. Mix to combine and coat broccoli.
  5. Pour broccoli onto baking sheet in single layer.
  6. Bake at 400F for 20-25 minutes until edges of broccoli are browned.
  7. Remove from oven and serve!


There's a lot you can do to jazz up roasted broccoli once you get the hang of the basics. Be sure to read through the blog post for several ideas!

Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:

1 cup

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 86Total Fat: 4gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 328mgCarbohydrates: 11gFiber: 5gSugar: 2gProtein: 4g

Nutrition information provided as an estimate only.

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