Photo: Thomas J. Story
YieldsServes 4Total Time30 mins
Romanesco broccoli, a beautiful lime green vegetable with a dense, heavy head covered in spiraling points, is widely grown in Italy and is starting to show up in more farmers' markets here. Unlike its close cousin the , it doesn't have a sulfurous taste; instead, its flavor is mild and gently sweet.

How to Make It

Step 1
1

Preheat oven to 450°. Toss Romanesco with oil, salt, and pepper on a rimmed baking sheet. Roast, turning halfway through, until golden and tender, about 20 minutes.

Step 2
2

Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.

Ingredients

 1 head Romanesco broccoli, broken into large florets
 2 tablespoons olive oil
 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
 1/2 teaspoon pepper

Directions

Step 1
1

Preheat oven to 450°. Toss Romanesco with oil, salt, and pepper on a rimmed baking sheet. Roast, turning halfway through, until golden and tender, about 20 minutes.

Step 2
2

Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.

Roasted Romanesco Broccoli