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Garlicky Pan-Roasted Broccoli With Onions

We eat broccoli at least once a week in our home—there are so many ways to prepare this dish. One of my favorite ways to cook my broccoli is cooking it on the stove, adding garlic and onions. It is undoubtedly not the way your mother used to cook it. If my mother would have prepared broccoli like this when I was growing up, I would have eaten it more as a child.

This broccoli is Such a simple weeknight side or element of a meatless meal. The pan roasting brings out a nutty flavor in the broccoli, and garlic is the perfect complement.


If you were looking for a meal to pair with this side dish, you should try out these recipes below. I love to add broccoli to my Garlic-Habanero Shrimp or Grilled Salmon Topped with Orange Maple Glaze


2 heads of broccoli, cut into florets

1/4 Onion Powder

1/4 Sea Salt

1/4 Coarse Black Pepper

1/4 Garlic Salt

1/4 Lemon Pepper

2 TBS Sesame Oil

Half of a medium size red Onion

Half White a medium size Onion

5 pieces of fresh Garlic Cloves


Rinse and dry your broccoli cut into florets.

Cut your onions into slices

Dice your garlic in a large skillet over medium-high heat, add 2 TBS spoons of sesame oil

Now add your onions and garlic to the pan, let sauté for three minutes

Add the broccoli florets and sauté for a few minutes, until the broccoli starts to become a brighter shade of green, stirring occasionally.

Season with, onion powder, coarse pepper, lemon pepper, garlic salt, and sea salt;

Stir all the seasoning onto the broccoli and cook for another ten minutes.

The broccoli starts to get crispy and lightly browned now it is finally done, time to eat

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