I’ve been on a mission for simple, healthy, easy meals to prepare. It’s very easy to eat out these days , between work events and living-and-working near so many wonderful restaurants. You might say Kelly and I have turned over a new (old) leaf – that is, cooking at home like we used to do. The truth is, it’s either start cooking at home or buy bigger clothes.
I found a wonderful recipe for preparing broccoli on Shutterbean‘s website. She has a lot of great recipes – I’m pinning from her site all the time, it seems.
Anyway, put this broccoli on a plate with a simple protein and you have a quick meal. For the dinner below, I used store-bought rotisserie chicken (my favorite quick cook cheat), topped with a drizzle of Nando’s peri-peri sauce.
Simple Roasted Broccoli
- 2 T minced garlic
- 4 broccoli crowns
- 3 T olive oil
- 1/4 t crushed red pepper
- Salt and pepper to taste
Preheat oven to 425F. Wash and cut the broccoli florets into bite size pieces. Place the broccoli in a mixing bowl and toss with olive oil, garlic, red pepper, salt and pepper. Place mixture on a lined cookie sheet and roast in the oven just until the broccoli is tender (approx 10-15 minutes).
Original recipe here.