Roasted Romanesco Broccoli

Roasted Romanesco Broccoli Recipe
Photo: Thomas J. Story
Romanesco broccoli, a beautiful lime green vegetable with a dense, heavy head covered in spiraling points, is widely grown in Italy and is starting to show up in more farmers' markets here. Unlike its close cousin the cauliflower, it doesn't have a sulfurous taste; instead, its flavor is mild and gently sweet.

Yield:

Serves 4
Total time: 30 Minutes

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Recipe Time

Total: 30 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 86
Caloriesfromfat 74 %
Protein 2.4 g
Fat 7 g
Satfat 1 g
Carbohydrate 5.1 g
Fiber 2.7 g
Sodium 204 mg
Cholesterol 0.0 mg

Ingredients

1 head Romanesco broccoli, broken into large florets
2 tablespoons olive oil
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper

Preparation

Preheat oven to 450°. Toss Romanesco with oil, salt, and pepper on a rimmed baking sheet. Roast, turning halfway through, until golden and tender, about 20 minutes.

Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.

Note:

August 2011
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