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Char Roasted Broccoli Parmesan

  • 40 minutes
  • Serves 4

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  • 1 head broccoli
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp Italian seasoning
  • 1 can tomato sauce (15 oz)
  • ½ cup Parmesan cheese
  • ¼ cup breadcrumbs
  • 8 oz dry pasta
  • 1 garlic clove

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Recipe created by Genuine Foods, a proud PHA partner developing thoughtful recipes and nutritious meal kits for the Pass the Love w/ Waffles + Mochi campaign.

Sauce. Cheese. Breadcrumbs…all the best stuff! In this Parmesan bake, you’ll roast broccoli (a relative of kale and Brussels sprouts) until it’s super crispy and, honestly, it’s perfect right here. We take it a step further and smother it in tomato sauce and give it a crispy-cheesy topping. Only one dish required!

Prep Ingredients


Preheat your oven to 425℉.


Clean and cut broccoli into large florets.

Make Broccoli Parmesan


In a baking dish or ovenproof skillet, add broccoli florets and mix with olive oil, salt and Italian seasoning. Place in the oven and roast for 15 minutes.


Once broccoli is crispy, remove it from the oven and carefully spoon tomato sauce over the top leaving some green showing. Sprinkle with the Parmesan cheese and breadcrumbs and place the dish back into the oven to bake for another 10-12 minutes.


Let cool slightly, then serve Broccoli Parmesan in a bowl with pasta.

Bonus Recipe: Garlicky Pasta


Cook 8 oz pasta in salted water according to package instructions. After draining, return the pasta to the pot and mix with 2 Tbsp olive oil and 1 clove minced garlic.


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