Next time you break out the broccoli, roast it and give it a pop of color with cherry tomatoes and kick of flavor with garlic. Slideshow:  Fantastic Broccoli Dishes 

Todd Porter and Diane Cu
November 2014

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Credit: © Todd Porter & Diane Cu

Recipe Summary

total:
30 mins
Yield:
4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 425°. Place the prepared broccoli and garlic slices on a baking pan. Drizzle 3 tablespoons of olive oil over the broccoli. Toss the broccoli and garlic to coat evenly with the olive oil.

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  • Spread the broccoli into an even layer over the baking pan. Season with 1/2 teaspoon salt and black pepper to taste. Toss the broccoli again then spread back into an even layer.

  • Roast for 10 minutes, turn the broccoli and garlic, then continue roasting for 5 more minutes, or until tender and the edges are crisped.

  • While the broccoli roasts, place the cherry tomatoes on another baking pan. Toss with 1 tablespoon of olive oil, dried basil, 1/4 teaspoon salt, and black pepper to taste.

  • Roast tomatoes for 10 minutes, turning once halfway through roasting.

  • Gently toss together the roasted broccoli and tomatoes, season with additional salt and pepper if desired, then serve.

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