Parmesan Garlic Roasted Broccoli

  • 5 Mins

    Prep Time

  • 15 Mins

    Cook Time

  • 4


  • 75


  • 4g


  • 6g


  • 5g




  • 1 lb Broccoli, washed and chopped into florets (about 4 cups raw)
  • 1 Tbsp Olive Oil
  • ½ Tsp Salt
  • 1½ Tsp Garlic Powder
  • ⅛ Tsp Crushed Red Pepper (omit if desired)
  • ½ Fresh Lemon, cut in half
  • ¼ Cup Shredded Parmesan Cheese
  • DDairy:

    Replace Parmesan cheese with vegan walnut Parmesan or omit.


  • 1.

    Wash Hands Wash hands with soap and water.

  • 2.

    Preheat Oven Preheat oven to 425°.

  • 3.

    Add Seasoning Add olive oil, salt, garlic powder and crushed red pepper (if using) to a gallon sized resealable bag.

  • 4.

    Seal and Shake Add broccoli to resealable bag, shake well until broccoli is evenly coated with oil mixture.

  • 5.

    Place on Baking Sheet Empty broccoli on to a baking sheet. Spread out florets for a better crisp when roasting.

  • 6.

    Place in Oven Roast for 10 minutes. Remove from oven, flip broccoli, add Parmesan cheese and squeeze lemon over broccoli.

  • 7.

    Cook Longer to Crisp Return to oven for 5–7 more minutes. If you prefer broccoli more crispy, roast closer to 7 minutes.

  • 8.

    Clean Up Wash hands with soap and water.

Recipe Created by Meijer Registered Dietitians

Nourishment Notes


Broccoli is rich in Vitamin C, an antioxidant that can assist in reducing inflammation in the body. This is important for those living with RA. Broccoli is also a good source of fiber, promoting gut health and bowel regularity.

RA Cooking Tips

  • Broccoli

    Purchase pre-chopped broccoli.

  • Fresh Lemon

    Use lemon juice instead of squeezing a fresh lemon.

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