Smoky Broccoli With Bacon

That's right — bacon.

Cooking the bacon and veggies separately cuts back on the fat in the final dish. But if you prefer, you can cook them together — just chop the bacon and toss it with the broccoli before roasting.

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Level: Easy
Serves: 4
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Ingredients

  • 1 head (1¼ lb) broccoli
  • 2 tbsp. olive oil
  • 2 tsp. cider vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp. coarse salt
  • 1/8 tsp. red pepper flakes
  • 2 slices bacon

Directions

  1. Cut florets of 1 head (1¼ lb) broccoli into 2-inch pieces.
  2. Toss cut broccoli on a rimmed, foil-lined baking sheet with 2 Tbsp olive oil, 2 tsp cider vinegar, ½ tsp coarse salt, and ⅛ tsp red pepper flakes.
  3. Roast at 450°F, stirring occasionally, until golden brown, 15 to 18 min.
  4. Toss with 2 slices crumbled cooked bacon.

111 cals per serving.

This recipe originally appeared in the November 2015 issue of Dr. Oz The Good Life.

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