Miso Garlic Roasted Broccoli is a boldly flavorful and easy-to-prepare vegetable side dish that your family will love. This recipe only requires 5 minutes of preparation time – it is an easy addition to a weeknight meal.
The rich umami flavor of miso adds so much to simple roasted broccoli. Miso Garlic Roasted Broccoli has a balance of buttery, salty, and garlic flavors. I couldn’t stop eating it.
I know that you might be thinking at miso sounds mysterious and fancy, but in reality, I just added a packet of instant miso soup to roasted broccoli to give it a flavor boost.
If you haven’t tried roasted broccoli, give it a try. Roasting broccoli gives it such a satisfying texture, the stalks are soft, but the florets become crispy.
To prepare this roasted broccoli, slice the broccoli into florets and place in a bowl. Melt butter in a small bowl and whisk in a miso soup packet and the crushed garlic. Pour over the broccoli and stir to mix. Place the broccoli in a dish and then roast in the oven for 15-20 minutes, until the stalks are al dente.
This recipe is made with instant miso soup mix. I used this instead of miso paste because it is easier to find. Even the grocery store in Kennebunk, Maine sells miso soup mix in the Asian foods section.
I served this Miso Garlic Roasted Broccoli as part of this year’s Christmas menu along with Caramelized Onion and Blue Cheese Stuffed Pork Tenderloin and Twice Baked Sweet Potatoes. It was an easy to prepare meal that is formal enough for a holiday dinner.
The recipe below makes enough for 4 servings, but you could easily make a double or triple if you are feeding a crowd. While I served this as a simple side dish, miso garlic roasted broccoli would be a fantastic addition to a salad.
If you want to try another roasted broccoli recipe, try this Sriracha Parmesan Roasted Broccoli.
How to make Miso Garlic Roasted Broccoli:
- 2 Heads of Broccoli
- 3 tablespoons of Butter
- 2 cloves of Garlic, crushed
- 1 Instant Miso Soup Packet
Heat your oven to 350 degrees.
Cut the heads of broccoli into florets, and place in a large bowl.
Melt the butter in a small bowl and whisk in the garlic and miso soup packet. Pour this mixture over the broccoli and stir to evenly coat the broccoli.
Pour the broccoli into a small casserole dish, and roast the broccoli in the oven fro 12-15 minutes, until the stalks are al dente.