web analytics
Kalyn's Kitchen

Roasted Broccoli with Garlic

Roasted Broccoli with Garlic is so delicious you might not ever need another broccoli recipe. And this delicious and healthy roasted broccoli is low-carb, Keto, low-glycemic, gluten-free, dairy-free, and vegan! Use Side Dishes to find more recipes like this one.

Click here to PIN Roasted Broccoli with Garlic!

Roasted Broccoli with Garlic photo with text

If you’ve never tasted Roasted Garlic you might not understand why this recipe for Roasted Broccoli with Garlic is so special, but trust me. This is not only one of the easiest broccoli recipes I’ve made, but also one of the tastiest broccoli dishes you can imagine.

Roasting sweetens the garlic and brings out the flavor of the broccoli in a most delightful way. Try it once and I’ll bet whenever you’re cooking something in the oven, tossing in some broccoli to roast is going to be your favorite way to cook broccoli. And this recipe couldn’t be healthier or more versatile; hope you will try it soon!

Step-by-step collage for Roasted Broccoli with Garlic

Steps for Making Roasted Broccoli with Garlic:

  1. Prepare about 1/2 cup of garlic cloves, trimming off any brown ends and cutting the larger cloves into halves or even thirds. (Use more or less garlic to taste.)
  2. Cut up 1 large bunch of broccoli into bite-sized flowerets.
  3. Toss together the broccoli pieces, sliced garlic cloves, olive oil, salt and pepper and stir around until the broccoli pieces are well-coated with the oil.
  4. Arrange garlic on a cookie sheet so the pieces are in a single layer as much as possible. (If the broccoli is too crowded the pieces will steam instead of roasting.)
  5. Roast about 20 minutes, or until broccoli is bright green and starting to brown and garlic is barely getting browned on the edges
  6. This is just a description of the steps in the photo; see the recipe below for complete instructions.

Finished Roasted Broccoli on baking sheet with Garlic

More Tasty Recipes with Broccoli:

Sauteed Broccoli with Garlic, Pine Nuts, and Parmesan ~ Kalyn’s Kitchen
Broccoli Bacon Salad ~ Savory Sweet Life
Quickly Roasted Broccoli with Soy Sauce and Sesame Seeds ~ Kalyn’s Kitchen
Cheesy Chicken Pepper Broccoli Frittata ~ Well Plated
Low-Carb Sesame Chicken and Broccoli Sheet Pan Meal ~ Kalyn’s Kitchen

Roasted Broccoli with Garlic

Roasted Broccoli with Garlic is so delicious and this is one of the easiest broccoli recipes you can make.


  • 1 bunch broccoli, about 1 pounds, cut into bite sized flowerets
  • 3 T extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 cup fresh garlic cloves (more or less to taste)
  • salt and fresh ground black pepper to taste


  1. Preheat oven to 450F/230C.
  2. Trim garlic cloves, and cut the cloves in half or thirds if they’re especially large.
  3. Cut broccoli into bite sized pieces.
  4. Toss broccoli with olive oil, garlic, salt, and fresh-ground black pepper; then spread broccoli and garlic out on a baking sheet, trying to get it in a single layer as much as possible.
  5. Roast until broccoli is bright green and edges are starting to brown slightly, about 20 minutes. Don’t let the garlic get too brown or it will start to taste bitter.
  6. Serve hot.


This recipe adapted from The Food Network.

All images and text ©

thumbnail of Roasted Broccoli with Garlic on baking sheet

Low-Carb Diet / Low-Glycemic Diet / South Beach Diet Suggestions:
This Roasted Broccoli with Garlic is a perfect side dish for most low-carb diet plans, including Keto or Paleo and it would be suitable for any phase of the South Beach Diet.

Find More Recipes Like This One:
Use the Recipes by Diet Type photo index pages to find more recipes suitable for a specific eating plan. You might also like to Follow Kalyn’s Kitchen on Pinterest to see all the good recipes I’m sharing there.

Nutritional Information?
If you want nutritional information for a recipe, I recommend entering the recipe into this nutrition analyzer, which will calculate it for you. Or if you’re a member of Yummly, you can use the Yum button on my site to save the recipe and see the nutritional information there.

Pin Image for Roasted Broccoli with Garlic

We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

70 comments on “Roasted Broccoli with Garlic”

  1. Do you rinse and dry the broccolli first

  2. Pingback: 25 of the Best 5 Ingredient Meals | My Life Abundant

  3. Thank you!!! I’ve literally never had broccoli I like (my parents are of the generation which thinks boiling veggies is the right thing to do). This broccoli tastes so so good and I’m so glad I finally tried it! My pan was way too big though so the garlic ended up crisping up like little garlic chips. it’s ok for be because I weirdly enjoy burnt garlic but others might be warned that a giant pan could result in an undesirable garlic situation.

  4. Silly question, for convenience I only use jarred pre minced garlic. Should I adjust the cooking for that at all or do I need to use real sliced garlic? I’m thinking I might try the trick the person from Spain commented with. 😀

    • I do use the minced garlic in a jar for some recipes too. But for this recipe I worry the garlic will burn in such small pieces. I can’t say for sure since I haven’t made it that way, but I don’t think I would recommend it.

  5. This looks delicious! Can't wait to try it. Just wanted to make a suggestion, your site doesn't display well when you try print it. Any chance you could add the recipe in one of the printer friendly plug ins? If you're not sure what I'm talking about, it's those boxes you see on different food blogs and sites. The recipe is in the box, then when a user goes to print it, it just prints that box.

    • Rachel, I am not on WordPress so I can't use a plug-in like you're referring to. But if you click the printer-friendly link after the actual recipe, that should print perfectly. I print my own recipes all the time and never have problems.

  6. Michelle, so glad the recipes are helpful for you! And you can do it!

  7. I just started SB Diet and I found your blog, I love the healthy ingredients and SPICES in all of your recipes. I am a total foody, so dieting is hard for me, but I am determined to lose 40 pounds and feel better. I have enjoyed this site so much and the few recipes I have tried so far I absolutely LOVE!! I am going to do Alice Springs Chicken Casserole, with the cauliflower alfredo and roasted broccoli with garlic tonight. I truly don't feel like I am missing much on this diet!! Well, except the glass of vino with dinner but that will come in later phases. Thank you again~ Michelle

  8. I wouldn't say this would reheat particularly well. It would be okay reheated, but it would never have the slightly-crisp texture that makes it so good right out of the oven.

  9. Would this dish reheat well?

  10. Hi Sara, fun hearing how it's done in Spain!

  11. I'm from Spain, country in which no missing recipe garlic. This roast you've done is very Spanish.To preserve garlic peeled, nothing better than to put it in glass bottles filled with olive oil and put them in the fridge. Although we, Spaniards have it with your skin out and peel them and chop (or not) when are we going to cook.

  12. This is one of my most favorite ways to eat broccoli as well – sooooo good!

  13. I love broccoli pretty much any way, but there isn't much that would not be better with a little {or a lot} of roasted garlic

  14. Missy, that's fun to hear!

Leave a comment »