Broccoli Makeover

Broccoli Makeover | ChopChop


I hate broccoli, okay? I know it's good for me. I challenge you to make it taste good.
My “broc” rocks! Try this tasty recipe. You'll be begging for more!

Hands-on time: 20 minutes
Total time: 10 minutes
Makes: 3 Servings

Kitchen Gear: 

Sharp Knife (adult needed)
Vegetable peeler
Baking sheet
Mixing spoon
Measuring spoons
Cutting Board
Clean dish towel or paper towels
Plate Skillet


head broccoli
1 tablespoon
olive oil
1⁄2 teaspoon
kosher salt
grated parmesan cheese (if you like)
lemon, quartered (if you like)


  1. With the help of your adult, turn the oven on and set it to 500 degrees.
  2. With the help of your adult, using a sharp knife, separate broccoli into bite- size florets (the curly part) and stems.
  3. Using a vegetable peeler, remove the stalks’ outer peels and cut the stalks into 2–3 inch pieces. Put the florets and peeled stems on a baking sheet.
  4. Add olive oil and salt and mix well.
  5. With the help of your adult, put the baking sheet in the oven and bake until the broccoli is lightly browned, about 10 minutes.
  6. With the help of your adult, take the sheet out of the oven. If you like, sprinkle with Parmesan cheese or lemon juice—or both.