Baked Broccoli


This baked broccoli is a delicious and rich alternative to bland steamed broccoli! It caramelizes perfectly, and the spices give it a great flavor that kids and parents will love.

close up view of Baked Broccoli in a white bowl
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
20 mins


  • ¼ cup olive oil

  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar

  • 1 ½ tablespoons lemon juice

  • ½ teaspoon cayenne pepper

  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder

  • ½ teaspoon dried oregano (Optional)

  • ½ teaspoon dried thyme (Optional)

  • 1 pinch salt

  • 1 pinch fresh ground black pepper

  • 1 pound broccoli florets


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

  2. Mix together olive oil, brown sugar, lemon juice, cayenne pepper, garlic powder, oregano, thyme, salt, and black pepper in a bowl until thoroughly combined. Add broccoli florets and toss until evenly coated with the seasoning. Spread broccoli florets out onto a baking sheet with a rim.

  3. Bake in the preheated oven until the broccoli is just browned on the top, 10 to 15 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

189 Calories
14g Fat
16g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 189
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 14g 18%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Sodium 40mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 16g 6%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Total Sugars 9g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 104mg 522%
Calcium 68mg 5%
Iron 1mg 8%
Potassium 391mg 8%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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