Most health conscious people are very much aware of the significance of greens in their diets and most choose broccoli as they go to ingredient for great reasons.
Broccoli is a nutritive powerhouse containing vitamins A and C, calcium, and folic acid. It is also rich in vitamin K and is a rich source of both insoluble and soluble fibers.
Being a member of the cabbage family, broccoli is grouped as one of the cruciferous vegetables together with kale, cauliflower, and Brussels sprouts that have been linked to reducing cancer morbidity and mortality, including prostate, ovarian, and stomach cancers. Studies have revealed that cruciferous veggies contain a cancer protective compound, sulforaphane, that enhances the liver’s ability to detoxify carcinogens and several other damaging toxins present in the body.
If you are looking for a special and delicious way to prepare broccoli and have decided to give this a try! Here’s an excellent way to make broccoli if you are tired of making it the same old way. Roasting florets after tossed in olive oil and drizzled with sea salt, ground black pepper, and minced garlic will make everybody asking when lunch or dinner is ready. A squeeze of lemon juice before serving seals a very great deal! This is so easy, yet elegant and delicious.
- 2 heads of broccoli, separated into florets
- 1 clove of minced Garlic
- ½ teaspoon Lemon juice
- 1 teaspoon sea salt
- ½ teaspoon ground Black pepper
- 2 teaspoons extra virgin Olive oil
Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. In a huge bowl, toss some broccoli florets with garlic, olive oil, pepper, and sea salt. Spread the broccoli out in an even layer on a baking sheet.
Bake in the preheated oven until the florets are tender enough to pierce the stems. This will take around 15-20 minutes. Remove and transfer to a serving plate. Squeeze lemon juice liberally over the recipe before serving to get a tangy and refreshing finish.
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