Recipe: Roasted Broccoli

Simple, delicious, packed with vitamins

Recipe: Roasted Broccoli

Roasting really brings out the flavor of vegetables – and it is so easy to do. Add to this the nutritional benefits: One cup of chopped broccoli provides 135 percent of your vitamin C for the day and 556 milligrams of potassium!

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Ingredients

  • 3-4 stalks of broccoli (about 21 ounces by weight)
  • 1 tablespoon of olive oil
  • ½ teaspoon lower sodium seasoned salt

Preparation

  1. Rinse the broccoli in cold water.
  2. Using a cutting board, cut about 3-4 inches off of the bottom stems. Slice each stalk of broccoli into four or more pieces and place on a cookie sheet.
  3. Spritz or drizzle the olive oil evenly over the broccoli. You can also put broccoli into a bowl, sprinkle on the oil and toss the broccoli gently to coat the oil evenly.
  4. Spread the broccoli evenly on the cookie sheet. Sprinkle with seasoned salt.
  5. Bake in preheated oven at 425 degrees for 12 minutes.

Nutritional information

Serving size: 1/2 -1 cup
Makes 4 servings

Calories: 80
Fat: 4 grams
Saturated Fat: 0.5 grams
Sodium: 180 mg
Protein: 4 grams
Carbohydrates: 10 grams
Sugars: 3 grams
Dietary fiber: 4 grams

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