After the rich, decadent truffles I shared the other day, I thought I would lighten things up a bit today with this chili roasted broccoli. It’s spicy. It’s tender with crispy edges. It pairs well with a variety of dishes and would even work well tossed into a stir fry. And if all that isn’t enough, it is also beyond easy to make.
We love broccoli in our house. We usually eat it once, if not twice, a week. Being that we eat it so much, I’m always looking for new ways to try it. Well a few months back we had dinner at a friend’s house and they roasted broccoli for us. I had never had roasted broccoli before and it was delicious. It was tender but it had little crispy edges. I loved it, Ryan loved it and Kellan even loved it. Ever since then I’ve been roasting my broccoli and I don’t see myself settling for plain ol’ steamed broccoli again.
You can do so many different flavor combinations with roasted broccoli. Simple salt, pepper and olive oil works great but so does this Asian twist with garlic chili and soy sauce. Are there any flavor combos you’d suggest?
If we are ever together at a party, you would most likely find me hovering over the food. More specifically, you’d find me hovering over the charcuterie board. All the different kinds of meats, cheeses, spreads, crackers and breads. So many different flavor combos to create. So much deliciousness to enjoy. It is my most [...]
This time of year has always been super busy for me but add two little ones to the mix and now I can barely remember to brush my hair in the morning. And with Christmas about a month away now, it’s only going to get busier around here. That is why when the nice people [...]
While the big meal is certainly what we all look forward to on Thanksgiving, the appetizers are one of my favorite parts too. We’ve always had trays of salami and cheese, pickles and olives, deviled eggs and, my favorite, the dips. This year, I thought I’d throw a new one in the mix with this [...]
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My name is Des. I’m a Mom to Kellan and Preston. Wife to Ryan. Dog mom to Pumpkin and lover of all things food. Whether it is cooking it, eating it, shopping for it or watching TV about it, food is one of my favorite things. Read more »
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