December 22, 2022

Crispy Roasted Broccoli with Smoked Paprika Dip

Broccoli, a vegetable often known for its simplicity, takes on a delightful transformation when roasted to a crispy perfection. In this delectable vegan recipe, we're elevating broccoli to a whole new level of deliciousness. Get ready to savor the irresistible crunch and flavor of Crispy Roasted Broccoli, perfectly complemented by our savory Smoked Paprika sauce. Let's dive into the recipe!


For the Crispy Broccoli:

  • 1 medium bunch of broccoli
  • 2 cloves of garlic, chopped or crushed
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • Salt and pepper to taste

The Secret Sauce::

  • Secret Foods Smoked Paprika Sauce


  1. Prepare the Broccoli:
  • Preheat your oven to 400°F (200°C).
  • Begin by dividing the broccoli into individual florets, and don't forget to slice the thicker stems.
  • Give the broccoli florets a gentle rinse under cold water to freshen them up.
  1. Season and Toss:
  • Place the rinsed broccoli florets in a medium-sized bowl.
  • Sprinkle in the chopped or crushed garlic, and squeeze the juice of one lemon over the broccoli.
  • Season generously with salt and pepper.
  • Toss everything together, ensuring that the broccoli is evenly coated with the zesty lemon and garlic.
  1. Roast to Perfection:
  • Lay out the seasoned broccoli on a baking sheet, making sure they are spread out evenly.
  • Roast in the preheated oven for 20-30 minutes, or until the broccoli turns wonderfully soft and crisped up. Check at the 20-minute mark to see if they're done to your liking.
  1. The Perfect Pairing:
  • This sauce is a broccoli's best friend, especially because of one secret ingredient - nutritional yeast. It's the secret behind the perfect cheesy taste we all love.
  1. Serve and Dip:
  • Transfer the crispy roasted broccoli to a serving dish.
  • Drizzle or dip the broccoli florets generously in the Smoked Paprika Sauce, adding that irresistible cheesy kick.

Crispy Roasted Broccoli with Smoked Paprika Dip is the ultimate snack or side dish for any occasion. It's a healthy, flavorful, and utterly satisfying treat that will have you reaching for seconds. The contrast of the crispy broccoli with the savory, cheesy notes of the Paprika Dip is simply divine. Whether you enjoy it as a snack, appetizer, or a side, this recipe is sure to become a favorite. Cheers to healthy snacking with a twist! 🥦✨