Roasted Broccoli with Basil and Lemon Zest
Makes 4 servings
2 ½ pounds broccoli, cut into florets
½ teaspoon salt
3 tablespoons olive oil
Zest of 1 lemon
2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
½ cup fresh basil leaves, chopped
½ cup toasted slivered almonds
1. Preheat oven to 425F.
2. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Place broccoli on sheet. Sprinkle with salt and drizzle with olive oil. Use hands to mix thoroughly so broccoli is evenly coated.
3. Roast 20-25 minutes, until broccoli begins to brown and is tender. Remove from oven and toss with lemon zest, juice, and basil. Serve topped with slivered almonds.