5 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 4
  • 4 star values: 1
  • 3 star values: 0
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 0

A simple and quick way to cook broccoli that even picky eaters love. Best part: I don't even use dishes to prepare it (all mixing and cooking happens in the foil). Drizzle with olive oil and additional Parmesan cheese before serving.

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Ingredients

4
Original recipe yields 4 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified

Directions

  • Preheat the oven to 450 degrees F (230 degrees C).

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  • Combine broccoli florets and olive oil in a bowl and toss to lightly coat. Season with salt and pepper.

  • Lay a large sheet of aluminum foil on a flat work surface. Transfer broccoli to the center of the sheet and fold edges in to create a sealed packet.

  • Bake in the preheated oven for 10 minutes. Remove packet from oven and open aluminum foil to expose broccoli. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.

  • Return packet to the oven and continue baking until floret tips start to blacken and stalks are greenish-brown, about 10 minutes more.

Cook's Note:

Experiment with different cooking lengths until you find your preference. My husband likes it when the stalk is still a light or bright green (about 15 minutes in). I prefer these when they are more brown. Consider adding crushed red pepper, pine nuts, roasted garlic, and lemon juice for some simple variations.

Nutrition Facts

120 calories; 8.6 g total fat; 4 mg cholesterol; 194 mg sodium. 7.9 g carbohydrates; 5.2 g protein; Full Nutrition


Reviews (4)

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Most helpful positive review

Rating: 5 stars
08/03/2018
Really like this with more time for browner stalks. I added blanched almonds which browned nicely.

Most helpful critical review

Rating: 4 stars
11/01/2018
I've never liked broccoli but this recipe has come the closest - I might actually make it again! I can't honestly say I "liked" it but I didn't dislike it so 4 stars simply for the impressive fact that I was actually able to eat a whole serving without making faces (and also because it was super easy)
5 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 4
  • 4 star values: 1
  • 3 star values: 0
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 0
Rating: 4 stars
05/25/2019
Easy and delicious!
Rating: 5 stars
08/03/2018
Really like this with more time for browner stalks. I added blanched almonds which browned nicely.
Rating: 5 stars
08/08/2018
This recipe was great easy and fast!
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Rating: 4 stars
11/01/2018
I've never liked broccoli but this recipe has come the closest - I might actually make it again! I can't honestly say I "liked" it but I didn't dislike it so 4 stars simply for the impressive fact that I was actually able to eat a whole serving without making faces (and also because it was super easy)
Rating: 5 stars
11/05/2018
Not a big broccoli fan but this was very good. Looking forward to having it again!