Roasted Broccoli with Garlic Breadcrumbs

Roasted Broccoli with Garlic Breadcrumbs

Garlic breadcrumbs are a natural with roasted broccoli, nestling into the nooks and crannies of the cooked florets. For a main dish, toss with warm pasta and goat cheese. An English muffin works well for the breadcrumbs.

  • 4Servings


  • 8 cups small broccoli florets (2 heads)
  • 2 Tbs. olive oil
  • 1 Tbs. unsalted butter
  • 1 ½ tsp. minced garlic
  • 1/2 cup coarse, fresh breadcrumbs


1 Preheat oven to 425° F. Line baking sheet with parchment paper. 

2 Toss together broccoli and olive oil, and season with salt (½ tsp.), if desired. Spread on prepared baking sheet, and roast 15 to 18 minutes, or until crispy. 

3 Meanwhile, melt butter in medium skillet over medium-low heat. Add garlic; cook 30 seconds. Add breadcrumbs and season with salt, if desired, stirring well to coat breadcrumbs with oil. Increase heat to medium, and cook 3 to 5 minutes, or until breadcrumbs are toasted and crisp, stirring frequently. 

4 Serve broccoli topped with breadcrumbs.  

Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size: per 1-cup serving
  • Calories: 141
  • Carbohydrate Content: 10 g
  • Cholesterol Content: 8 mg
  • Fat Content: 10 g
  • Fiber Content: 3 g
  • Protein Content: 5 g
  • Saturated Fat Content: 3 g
  • Sodium Content: 61 mg
  • Sugar Content: 2 g