Crispy oven-roasted broccoli on a baking sheet.

How to Cook Broccoli in the Oven (The BEST Crispy Oven-roasted Broccoli)

How to cook broccoli in the oven: your complete guide to making the best, crispiest oven-roasted broccoli.

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 68 kcal
Author Tracy


  • 1 pound of broccoli
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Garlic powder


  1. Preheat oven to 450°F.
  2. Start with clean, dry broccoli and cut it into small bite-size florets.

  3. On a baking sheet, combine broccoli and oil and use your hands to toss the broccoli so all sides are coated. Arrange broccoli in a single layer.

  4. Sprinkle generously with salt, pepper, and garlic powder (and/or other preferred spices). Bake for 12 to 20 minutes, until stems are fork-tender.
  5. Serve and enjoy immediately.