Roasted Broccoli {Ready in 15 Minutes!}

Garlic Roasted Broccoli is a quick and easy side dish that makes a simple veggie taste amazing!

This recipe needs just a few simple ingredients and it is perfectly oven-roasted for heaps of flavor with little effort.

Veggies With Extra Flavor

Making roasted veggies is a great way to add an extra layer of flavor with little effort.

Ready in 15 minutes and 4 simple ingredients this recipe is the perfect last-minute side dish.

It’s great added to casseroles or even chilled and added to salads.

Broccoli with garlic and olive oil being poured on.

Ingredients & Variations

BROCCOLI Roasted broccoli is a simple and delicious side dish that takes hardly any time to roast. This recipe would also be delicious with a cauliflower or a combination of the two!

For extra crunch try adding baby corn or sliced carrots or potatoes (par-cooked first). For extra flavor try roasted bell peppers, whole mushrooms, onions, or butternut squash pieces.

Can you roast frozen broccoli? You sure can! Frozen broccoli has already been washed and trimmed. Add olive oil and roast for 25-30 minutes.

SEASONINGS Keep it simple and toss the broccoli with garlic and olive oil before roasting.

The garlic cloves can be replaced with 1/4 teaspoon of garlic powder or a teaspoon of garlic salt! If using garlic salt don’t forget to adjust the additional salt you add to this recipe.

Crispy Garlic Roasted Broccoli on a baking sheet.

How to Roast Broccoli

This dish is as easy as 1, 2, 3 to make!

  1. Wash and prep broccoli florets (per recipe below).
  2. Toss with olive oil and seasoning.
  3. Bake until tender-crisp.

Ready in 15 minutes this easy side dish is a perfect pair with any entree!

How Long to Roast Broccoli

Roast in the oven for 10-12 minutes, 16 to 20 minutes for very browned broccoli.

To make roasted broccoli with cheese, after roasting, sprinkle on parmesan cheese, then place under the broiler for about two minutes.

What to Serve it With

Crispy roasted garlic broccoli makes a great side dish to any entrée!

From this savory tater tot hotdish to oven-roasted barbecue ribs all baked on one pan, this roasted broccoli recipe is the perfect pair!

Easy Vegetable Side Dishes

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Close up of garlic roasted broccoli in a serving dish.

Crispy Roasted Garlic Broccoli

This Roasted Broccoli is crispy, fresh & full of flavor!
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 103
Author Holly Nilsson


  • 1 pound broccoli cut into large pieces
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • salt & pepper to taste


  • Preheat oven to 450°F.
  • Toss broccoli with remaining ingredients and ensure each piece is well coated with olive oil. Place on a baking pan.
  • Roast 10-12 minutes or until tender-crisp. Move to the top rack of the oven and broil 1 minute if desired.


  • Do not cut broccoli too small or it will overcook before it has a chance to crisp.
  • Frozen broccoli can be used as well. Since it’s par-boiled before frozen it develops a caramelized color and smoky flavor when baked. 
  • Bake with other veggies including baby corn, par-boiled carrots or potatoes, bell peppers, whole mushrooms, onions or butternut squash. 


Calories: 103 | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 38mg | Potassium: 358mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 706IU | Vitamin C: 102mg | Calcium: 56mg | Iron: 1mg
crisp roasted broccoli with writing
Crispy Garlic Roasted Broccoli with writing
roasted broccoli with writing
oven roasted broccoli in a bowl with writing

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