One of the ways I consume and enjoy more vegetables is to roast them. Roasting really crisps things up. It makes vegetables less boring for sure. This Parmesan Roasted Broccoli Recipe is the perfect side dish for nearly any meal . Serve it along side pasta or in the pasta as in my Roasted Broccoli Parmesan Pasta, or with your favorite protein.
How to Make Oven Roasted Broccoli
I like to make this broccoli in the air fryer or the oven. The air fryer cuts some time off of the recipe, but oven roasted broccoli is equally delicious. One of the most important things to remember when roasting vegetables is to do so in an even layer. If you pile the pan too high you’ll end up steaming the vegetables. It’s important to give them room so they can crisp up and they don’t steam on top of one another. Make the broccoli in batches if necessary.
Like I said, I do like to use the air fryer for this one. I’ll link you to the one I like in case you need to add one to your kitchen. I use mine all the time. It really speeds things up and it’s great for reheating leftovers.
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Parmesan Roasted Broccoli Recipe
Parmesan Roasted Broccoli is an easy side dish your whole family will love. Salty Parmesan cheese coats crispy broccoli that you can make in the air fryer or your oven.
- 4 cups Broccoli Florets
- Cooking Spray
- 1/4 cup Parmesan Cheese
Air Fryer Instructions
Cut up the broccoli into small florets.
Add the broccoli to the air fryer and spray the top with cooking spray. Evenly sprinkle on some salt and pepper.
Air Fryer for 10 minutes at 380 degrees. Check and shake halfway through.
Toss with Parmesan and serve.
Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Line a sheet pan with parchment paper. Add the broccoli to the sheet tray and spray the tops with cooking spray.
Evenly coat the broccoli with salt and pepper. Cook for 15-20 minutes turning halfway. Watch closely so it doesn't burn.
When it's brown and crispy toss it with the Parmesan cheese and serve.