Cubano Roasted Broccoli Florets

Cubano Roasted Broccoli Florets
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Looking for a low-carb side dish that pairs up great with a main protein, can be a plate-method staple, and adds a little kick to a nutrient-packed super food? This simple roasted broccoli dish from Chef Ronaldo Linares should do the trick. The cumin and lime add spice and citrus to provide a Carribbean flavor and the avocado oil infuses the dish with healthy, heart-friendly fats. Pair with Chef Ronaldo's the Mojo Marinated Pork and a Cauliflower Rice Salad and you have a hearty, low-carb meal fit for an island vacation.

  • Prep time
    10 min
  • Cook time
    25 min
  • Servings
    4 Servings
  • Serving size
    1 cup
Nutrition Facts

Nutrition Facts

4 Servings

  • Serving Size
    1 cup
  • Amount per serving Calories 70

  • Total Fat 3g
    • Saturated Fat 0g
    • Trans Fat 0g
  • Cholesterol 0mg
  • Sodium 40mg
  • Total Carbohydrate 10g
    • Dietary Fiber 3g
    • Total Sugars 3g
    • Added Sugars 0g
  • Protein 4g
  • Potassium 400mg
  • Phosphorus 85mg

Choices/Exchanges: 2 Vegetable, 1/2 Fat



  • garlic (peeled and thinly sliced)
    3 clove
  • ground cumin
    1/4 tsp
  • lime juice
    1 tsp
  • black pepper
    1/8 tsp
  • Spanish onion (thinly sliced)
    1/2 cup
  • avocado oil
    2 tsp
  • broccoli florets
    16 oz
  • Parchment Paper


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.

  2. In a bowl combine the garlic, cumin, lime juice, pepper and onion. Toss ingredients well so the seasoning spreads evenly. Add avocado oil and broccoli florets to bowl and toss again.

  3. Place all ingredients on a parchment paper-lined baking sheet and roast for 25 minutes.

  4. Remove from oven, and grab a fork so you can enjoy this delicious dish.