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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.

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Recipe Summary

total:
30 mins
Yield:
Serves 4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • 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.

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  • Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.

Nutrition Facts

86 calories; calories from fat 74%; protein 2.4g; fat 7g; saturated fat 1g; carbohydrates 5.1g; fiber 2.7g; sodium 204mg.
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