Monday, February 20, 2012

Roasted Broccoli with Cherry Tomatoes

Wow! This is an excellent side dish. We both loved this a lot. Roasting vegetables is a great way to bring out their flavors. You can also make this on a grill.

I might add a few toasted almond slivers next time. The original recipe came from the Neelys.

Makes: 4 servings
Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 15-20 minutes
Printable Recipe

  • 2 bunches broccoli
  • 1/2 medium red onion, chopped
  • 1 pint cherry tomatoes, whole (halved if they are large)
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2-1 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/3 cup freshly grated Parmesan
1. Preheat oven to 450 F.

2. Cut broccoli into florets. Place in large bowl. Add the onion, tomatoes, garlic, and red pepper flakes. Drizzle with olive oil and toss to coat. Season with salt and pepper.

3. Spread vegetables out on a baking sheet. Roast until the broccoli stems start to turn tender, 15-20 minutes.

4. Serve topped with freshly grated Parmesan.

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