Ultimate Roasted Broccoli

roasted broccoliSince it’s St. Patty’s day, I’m going for the green theme! If you’ve ever had roasted broccoli, you know it’s amazing. Trust me, there’s a way to make amazing even better…and it’s simple and quick.

I love to roast veggies, and I’ve posted a bunch of my faves:OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

Of all of them, I think the roasted broccoli is the one we make most often.

The secret is the dried minced onion, and adding it at the end. I simply don’t have time to do all of the chopping and dicing when I get home from work, and dried is so easy and convenient.ultimate roasted broccoli

3 Tablespoons of olive oil

2 large heads of broccoli

1-2 tsp coarse sea salt

1-1.5 TBSP dried minced onion (reserved!)

Preheat oven to 350, and chop broccoli into small pieces. Toss broccoli in olive oil and salt. Spread out chopped broccoli over a cookie sheet lined with foil. 2 large heads of broccoli gives enough good stuff to thoroughly cover a large cookie sheet. Bake at 350 until browning, around 20-22 minutes. THEN add in the dried minced onion, stir and bake ~4 minutes more, or until the onion is browning.

It is so good…you’ve got to try it.

McCormick’s sells big containers of minced onions, which we tend to bust through pretty quickly.

I’m submitting this to Gluten-Free Wednesdays, which is hosted by co-hosted by Linda of Gluten-free Homemaker, Shirley of gluten free easily and Lynn of Lynn’s Kitchen Adventures, and if I remember this will go to Wellness Weekends, too. (Yay! I remembered!)

Oh, and hop over and see my Cocoa Nut Muffins for Muffin Madness by Shirley of gluten free easily

About Cheryl Harris

Life played a funny trick on me. I've studied nutrition for years, and much to my surprise, found out that I could manage many of my health issues via diet. I've been GF for years, and I've got a bunch of allergies and sensitivities. But it definitely doesn't keep me from cooking, baking and enjoying my food. Thanks for stopping by.
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One Response to Ultimate Roasted Broccoli

  1. Cara says:

    I’ve always disliked broccoli and I’ve been looking for a recipe that makes it taste better (because I want to eat it!). This one looks pretty good. I will definitely try it out. I’ve never seen dried minced onions in the store though, so time to do some searching (maybe Whole Foods?). Anyway, thanks for sharing and I can’t wait to try these!!

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