The Best Broccoli of Your Life. PRE-HEAT 425. 4 to 5 lbs. of broccoli cut into florets. (if washed dry throughly). Put broccoli on cookie sheet and toss with 5 tblsp olive oil, 1 1/2 tsp kosher salt, 1/2 tsp fresh ground pepper. toss in 4 garlic cloves - peeled and sliced. Roast in oven 20-25 minutes. Take it out of oven and zest and squeeze juice of a lemon over the broccoli, 1 1/2 tblsp more olive oil, 3 tblsp toasted pine nuts, 1/3 cup grated parmesan cheese, 2 tblsp cut basil.