Roasted Broccoli with Optional Garlic for Two

Published January 1, 2008. From Cook's Illustrated.

Why this recipe works:

We wanted a roasted broccoli recipe to add concentrated flavor and dappled browning to broccoli. We were able to get one by cutting the broccoli to maximize contact with the baking sheet. Slicing the crown in half and cutting each half into uniform wedges while cutting the stalks into… read more

We wanted a roasted broccoli recipe to add concentrated flavor and dappled browning to broccoli. We were able to get one by cutting the broccoli to maximize contact with the baking sheet. Slicing the crown in half and cutting each half into uniform wedges while cutting the stalks into rectangular pieces slightly smaller than the more delicate wedges promoted even cooking and browning, making for a perfect roasted broccoli recipe.

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Serves 2

Trim away the outer peel from the broccoli stalk, otherwise it will turn tough when cooked. For Roasted Broccoli with Garlic, stir 1/2 tablespoon minced garlic into the olive oil before drizzling it over the broccoli.

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