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Mediterranean Roasted Broccoli and Tomatoes


Should you not be a veggie lover,
this tempting little dish will 
turn on your taste buds
making you forget 
you’re eating 
vegetables!


It’s a great side dish of roasted broccoli and tomatoes tossed with Mediterranean ingredients just before serving.






If you’ve never roasted vegetables, it will blow your mind with how delicious the finished dish tastes. 

Roasting brings out the vegetables rich flavors while preserving nutritional value.  






This is a simple easy side dish for any meal.  It’s filled with bite-size chunks of colorful vegetables with that good Mediterranean flavor.

I bet it disappears quickly at your house too!



Oops!  Remembered to remove lens cap, forgot to change camera settings!   (◔◡◔)



Mediterranean Roasted Broccoli and Tomatoes
Printable recipe

Ingredients:

12 ounces broccoli florets (about 4 cups)
1 large tomato, cut into bite-size pieces
1 small red onion, cut into wedges
1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 tablespoon olive oil
¼ teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon red pepper flakes
1 teaspoon dried oregano
½ teaspoon grated lemon zest
1 tablespoon lemon juice
10 pitted kalamata olives, sliced
2 teaspoons capers, rinsed

Method:

Preheat oven to 450°.
On a baking sheet, toss broccoli, tomatoes, oil, garlic, salt and pepper until evenly coated.
Bake until broccoli starts to brown, 10-15 minutes.
Meanwhile, combine remaining ingredients in a small bowl.
Toss with roasted vegetables.
Serve warm.


Enjoy!



Comments

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    1. Thanks, Gloria! It is! Have a great week!

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  2. I LOVE roasted veggies. Had some roasted cauliflowers and pumpkins for the lunch today. Yours looks so colourful and mouthwatering!

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    1. Hi Angie! Me too with roasted veggies! Roasted cauliflower and pumpkin sounds really good, have to give the pumpkin a try! Thanks!

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  3. I'm used to roasted tomatoes and like them a lot. Now I'll try your suggestion and roast broccoli florets with tomatoes to get the enriched, tasty dish that appears in the above pictures.

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    1. Hi Duta! The broccoli definitely adds to it and is delicious with tomatoes. Tasty for sure and I hope you like the combo! Take care

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  4. Pam, Nice salad and healthy too! If I could only get my better half to eat broccoli... Take Care, Big Daddy Dave

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    1. Thanks, Dave! We both like broccoli here, glad you like it, maybe this would persuade Laurie! It's really good roasted with the tomatoes. :-) Have a great week!

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  5. Looks great, Pam. Love me some roasted veg.

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    1. Thanks, Ivy! Hope you have a great rest of the week!

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    2. Thanks. I did. We're just ending our 3-day weekend.

      Whoosh, it went so fast.

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  6. We love roasted veggies, all of them, but think our favourite is pumpkin roasted with a sprinkle of cumin and pimento, also parsnips are great roasted. Your mix though looks wonderful. Have a good week Diane

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    1. Hi Diane! I definitely have to try roasted pumpkin, yours sounds great! Take care

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  7. Oh I love roasted veggies!! I'm haven't tried your combo but I can't wait too!! Thanks for sharing!

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    1. Thanks Tangos! Hope you like it, I think it's delicious! :-)

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  8. I roast broccoli quite frequently, but adding tomatoes, onions, etc, makes it even better!

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    1. You're right on spot, Liz! Thanks for stopping by!

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  9. Likig the Mediterranean touch ehre, roasting makes such a bi difference.

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    1. I agree Evelyne! Roasting makes all veggies better!

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  10. What a fun post! Love roasted veggies, and this is definitely the season for them. And I love anything with Mediterranean flavors, so this is perfect for me. Thanks!

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    1. Thanks, John! Glad you like it too! Have a great day!

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  11. This would be something Mr. Ken would eat.

    Are you rooting for the Cubbies???


    M : )

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    1. Great, Melinda, it's good! You betcha' with the Cubbies!!!! GO CUBS!!!!!!!!!! :-)

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  12. This really looks tempting ♥

    summerdaisycottage.blogspot.com

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    1. Thanks, Summer! It is, hope you try it! 😊

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  13. I’m a veggie lover, but I love making delicious vegetable dishes, such as this one, to get my nonveggie loving friends on the vegetable train. Its looks healthy, colorful and delectable

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    1. Hi, Mary! I agree, roasting makes a big difference that non-veggie lovers would like. Thanks for the visit!

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  14. What a great roast vege suggestion. I like roast veggies and I am amazed that lots of veggies (including broccoli!) taste great roasted.

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    1. Thanks, Cakelaw! I agree, roasted veggies are great!

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  15. Roasted veggies are one of my favorite things about winter. Great combo Pam.

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    1. Thanks, Cheri! Glad you like it!

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  16. What a great addition to dinner on a cold day, Pam! Looks so good & we do like broccoli.
    ~Judy

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    1. Thanks, Judy! It's a great dish for this time of year; broccoli also!

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  17. What a great fresh salad! Love the Greek flavors!

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    1. Thanks, Abbe! Greek seasonings are always good! Take care

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  18. This must taste fantastic Pam - thanks for sharing this beautiful dish! It's nice to crave vegetables :)

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