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    Roasted Broccoli with Bacon

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    Here's another roasted veggie dish I made this morning. This time, I roasted broccoli with bacon and garlic! yum!!


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    This recipe came from the blog, Nom Nom Paleo:

    • 2 bunches of broccoli
    • 5 peeled cloves of garlic
    • 4 slices of bacon cut into bite-size pieces
    • a few good glugs of macadamia nut oil, avocado oil, melted ghee, melted lard, or melted coconut oil
    • salt and pepper

    First things first: I cut up my broccoli into florets. No, I don’t normally wash ‘em unless they’re really dirty, but I do inspect for bugs and I toss the florets that are super-infested. Organic broccoli often features small crowns and large stems so I normally trim the tough skins from the stems and throw them in as well.
    Then, I tossed the broccoli, bacon, and garlic cloves in a gallon-sized Ziploc bag to store in the fridge until I was ready to roast them.
    When it came time to roast off the broccoli, I preheated the oven to 400 F and added some fat in the Ziploc bag along with a generous amount of salt and freshly ground black pepper. I sealed the bag up and shook it vigorously, and then I dumped the contents on a foil lined baking tray.
    Make sure it all fits in one layer or the broccoli won’t brown properly. I oven-roasted the broccoli for 30-35 minutes, rotating the tray and flipping the contents every 10 minutes or so.

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    yum this sounds nice I love broccoli

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ftse 100 View Post
    yum this sounds nice I love broccoli
    me too, Julie! I just bought some organic broccoli from the farmer's market and simply boiled it for a couple minutes and it's so good just like that!

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    Quote Originally Posted by cali baker View Post
    me too, Julie! I just bought some organic broccoli from the farmer's market and simply boiled it for a couple minutes and it's so good just like that!
    I can go without meat but not my veg's

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    3 bunches of broccoli (about 4 cups of florets)
    5 cloves of garlic, minced
    4 slices of bacon cut into bite-size pieces
    4 Tablespoons olive oil, melted clarified butter, or bacon fat
    salt and pepper

    Preheat oven to 400*
    Line a baking pan with parchment paper or aluminum foil.
    In a plastic storage bag, add broccoli, garlic, bacon, oil, and salt/pepper. Shake vigorously until well coated.
    Spread onto baking pan and spread florets until they are all in single layer.
    Roast 30 minutes, shaking and flipping vegetables at 15 minutes.

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