The Best Roasted Broccoli

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This healthy side dish recipe for the best-roasted broccoli will have you rethinking how you eat the vegetable. With so much nutritional content of broccoli, it's a good idea to get this green vegetable into your diet as often as possible. This is a broccoli recipe the whole family will love, and it's easy to do. With simple ingredients like broccoli, olive oil, red pepper flakes and lemon zest you probably already have in your kitchen. This is a vegetable recipe that even the kids will love.

Broccoli is a great addition to all sorts of side dish recipes and dinner ideas. Anytime you can add broccoli to a recipe you know that you are getting all the nutritional content of broccoli in simple, healthy recipes and ideas. Broccoli is just one of the vegetable superfoods that you can use in simple, healthy recipes. Superfoods are fruits and vegetables that are high in minerals and vitamins and fruits and vegetables that you want to get into your diet on a daily basis. The nutritional content of broccoli is good and whenever you add it into your day you are eating healthy. Broccoli is a vegetable that is in the cabbage family of vegetables. Surprisingly when cooked right broccoli in simple, healthy recipes is enjoyed by kids. Maybe its because broccoli resembles tiny trees in its appearance. Broccoli and the nutritional content of broccoli is a great source of dietary fiber, and vitamin C. Broccoli is a vegetable that is great to eat on a regular basis as the nutritional content of broccoli contains several nutrients that have strong anti-cancer properties. It is good to remember that when you boil broccoli, it does reduce the levels of anti-carcinogenic compounds, so you want to steam it or eat it raw as much as you can.

Nutrition Facts for: The Best Roasted Broccoli From Foxes Love Lemons

Ingredients: Broccoli, olive oil, Parmesan cheese, lemon juice, lemon zest, red pepper flakes.

* The entire recipe has been calculated for 2 servings.

* Percentages (%) are based on a 2000 calorie diet

* Per Serving:Calories 189, Calories from Fat 122, Total Fat 13.6g 21%, Saturated Fat 5.2g 26%, Cholesterol 20mg 7%, Sodium 297mg 12%, Potassium 327mg 9%, Carbohydrates 8.2g 3%, Dietary Fiber 2.7g 11%, Sugars 2.1g, Protein 11.9g, Vitamin A 21%, Vitamin C 152%, Calcium 30%, Iron 4%

You can also prepare broccoli in simple, healthy recipes, steam and stir-frying are good suggestions, as they have no significant effect on the nutritional facts of broccoli. Broccoli originated in Italy off of the Mediterranean. Other facts about broccoli that you might now know include that broccoli is a member of the cabbage family, which make it a cruciferous vegetable. It's name is derived from the Italian word broccolo, which means flowering top of the cabbage. Another fact about broccoli is that it is high in Vitamin C with one cup of chopped broccoli having the Vitamin C equivalent to an orange. One cup of raw chopped broccoli will give you your entire daily intake of requiring Vitamin C. Broccoli is also high in Vitamin A, which helps to fight cancer within your cells, along with keeping your eyes healthy and staving off glaucoma and other eye degenerative diseases. Broccoli is also high in fiber, both soluble fiber and insoluble fiber.Thank you to Amanda for sharing this recipe for the best-roasted broccoli on the "Foxes Love Lemons" recipe site. Other recipes you will find include savoury recipes, sweet, drinks, holiday recipes and so much more. **

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