Popcorn Broccoli

Perhaps I’m loopy, however I feel that anybody would love broccoli in the event that they tried it this manner. Plain roasted broccoli has at all times form of tasted like popcorn to me, after which I began including dietary yeast and spices to amp up the popcorn impact. I can simply eat a complete bowl of these things in a single sitting and sometimes make it as a snack. This broccoli additionally works properly as a facet to just about any meal – we love having it with rice and baked tofu or tempeh.
Questioning what to do with all of the leftover broccoli stems? I lately made a creamy broccoli stem soup and it turned out scrumptious – you possibly can watch me make it step-by-step on our IG right here. Additionally, do that broccoli stem tartare and these latkes. Joyful Girls’s Day and wishing you an amazing remainder of the weekend 🙂

Popcorn Broccoli



  • 1½ lbs broccoli florets – from about 7-9 small heads of broccoli
  • 1 tablespoon dietary yeast
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder (elective)
  • ½ teaspoon dried thyme (elective)
  • ¼ teaspoon smoked paprika (elective)
  • pinch of pink pepper flakes (elective)
  • sea salt
  • freshly floor black pepper
  • 2-Three tablespoons avocado oil or olive oil


  1. Preheat oven to 400° F (200° C). Put together a lined baking sheet. Put the broccoli florets on the sheet.
  2. In a small bowl, mix the dietary yeast, garlic powder, onion powder, thyme, smoked paprika, and pepper flakes, if utilizing. Add salt and pepper to style. Whisk within the olive oil till easy. Pour the spice and oil combination over the broccoli and therapeutic massage it in together with your arms, ensuring to coat the florets properly. Alternatively, you possibly can sprinkle all of the spices proper on the broccoli and drizzle the oil over prime, then therapeutic massage every part in.
  3. Roast the broccoli for 25-30 minutes, stirring midway, till the florets are cooked by means of and charred in components. This popcorn broccoli is greatest loved immediately.


In case your broccoli has leaves, roast them as properly, they may crisp up like kale chips.