Roasted Broccoli with Peanuts
Roasted Broccoli with Peanuts

Meet your go-to recipe for roasted broccoli. It’s the perfect side dish any night of the week for meals as simple as grilled chicken breast and as delicious as this maple-glazed salmon. It’s versatile too. Add grilled tofu or tempeh for Meatless Monday, stir it into a quinoa salad, or serve it in a brown rice bowl with a poached or fried egg. It tastes even better as leftovers, and holds up well in the fridge for days, so use this recipe to take your next meal prep up a notch.

Roasted Broccoli with Peanuts
5 from 1 vote

Roasted Broccoli

Meet your go-to broccoli recipe. This nutty roasted broccoli recipe is the perfect side dish any night of the week and will take your meal prep up a notch.

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword roasted broccoli
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 4 servings, about ¾ cup each
Calories 126 kcal
Author Openfit


  • 1 bunch broccoli (about 1½ lbs.)
  • 2 tsp. olive oil divided use
  • sea salt (or Himalayan salt) and ground black pepper to taste; optional
  • ¼ cup raw peanuts
  • 1 Tbsp. brown rice vinegar or rice vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp. nutritional yeast
  • 1 medium green onion thinly sliced


  1. Preheat oven to 450° F.

  2. Separate broccoli florets from stems. Coarsely chop florets. Set aside. Peel stems and slice on a diagonal.

  3. Combine broccoli stems and 1 tsp. oil in a medium bowl. Season with salt and pepper if desired; mix well. Place on baking sheet. Bake for 10 minutes.

  4. Add chopped broccoli florets, peanuts, and remaining 1 tsp. oil to baking sheet; mix well. Bake for 5 to 10 minutes, or until stems are tender crisp.

  5. Place broccoli mixture in a medium bowl. Add vinegar and yeast; mix well.

  6. Garnish with green onion; serve immediately.

Recipe Notes

The Nutrition Facts box below provides estimated nutritional information for this recipe.

Nutrition Facts
Roasted Broccoli
Amount Per Serving (0.75 cup)
Calories 126 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7g 11%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Sodium 113mg 5%
Total Carbohydrates 11g 4%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 1g
Protein 9g 18%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Photo by Kirsten Morningstar