Roasted Broccoli with Tahini and Lemon

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A broccoli side dish with a delicious twist.

Tired of eating the same old broccoli dish? Shake things up with Roasted Broccoli with Tahini and Lemon. It’s an easy side dish that the whole family will enjoy. Roasting broccoli gives it a nice crispy texture that even kids like— even kids who usually snub their noses up at broccoli! The tahini and lemon sauce adds a subtly sweet sesame flavor. Your family will be begging for more!

Roasted Broccoli with Tahini and Lemon

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Roasted Broccoli with Tahini and Lemon

Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time20 minutes
Total Time30 minutes
Servings4 people


  • 1 lb broccoli
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/8 tsp pepper
  • 1/2 tsp meyer lemon zest
  • 1 Tbsp tahini
  • 1 Tbsp water
  • 2 tsp meyer lemon juice
  • 1 tsp honey


  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  • Cut the broccoli florets from the thick stalks, leaving an inch or two of stalk attached to the florets. Cut the larger pieces in half.
  • Toss the cut broccoli florets with olive oil, salt, pepper, and lemon zest. Place on a baking sheet and place in oven for 20-25 minutes until tender and tips of some are browned.
  • White broccoli is in oven, whisk together tahini, water, lemon juice, and honey. Drizzle tahini sauce on warm roasted broccoli before serving.

Nutrition information is automatically calculated, so should only be used as an approximation.

Additional Info

Course: Side Dishes
Cuisine: Gluten-Free, Kid-Friendly, Vegetarian
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Treat yourself and your family to Roasted Broccoli with Tahini and Lemon with dinner tonight!

Roasted Broccoli with Tahini & Lemon

About Lori

Lori Taylor is the Founder & CEO of The Produce Moms. For ten years she sold fresh produce to over 300 grocery stores throughout the United States, and today she is fully focused on working with the produce supply chain, media, and government to increase fresh produce access & consumption in the US and around the globe. Connect with Lori on LinkedIn.

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