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Roasted Broccoli with Asiago, Garlic and Almonds | Sides | Vegetarian | 30 minutes or less | Gluten-Free | Healthy Seasonal Recipes | Katie Webster

roasted broccoli with asiago, garlic and almonds

  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x

Description

The brightness of the lemon, the tangy creaminess of the asiago and the crunchy almonds pair perfectly with the caramelized crispy broccoli making this an elegant yet simple side dish. Perfect for entertaining or for a weeknight dinner!


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Ingredients

  • pounds broccoli cut into small florets
  • 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 cloves to 3 garlic sliced thin
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 medium lemon sliced half
  • 3 tablespoons toasted slivered almonds
  • ¼ cup freshly grated Asiago cheese

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 425°F and line a baking sheet with aluminum foil.
  2. In a large bowl, toss the broccoli, oil, garlic, salt, and pepper (see note). Spread evenly on the pan, drizzling any excess oil on top, and roast in the oven for 20 to 25 minutes until the florets are crispy and caramelized, but still a little tender. Check the broccoli after 15 to 20 minutes.
  3. Squeeze the lemon over the broccoli and top with the almonds and cheese. Serve hot.

Notes

You may add more or less olive oil, lemon juice, salt, pepper, or cheese to taste. Take a peek at the broccoli after 15 to 20 minutes; the roasting time will vary based on how small the broccoli florets are cut. If you have trouble locating Asiago cheese, Parmesan is a great substitute.


Nutrition

  • Calories: 197
  • Sugar: 0 g
  • Sodium: 243 mg
  • Fat: 15 g
  • Saturated Fat: 3 g
  • Carbohydrates: 13 g
  • Fiber: 7 g
  • Protein: 9 g

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