Veggie Wham-Bam: Smashin’ Broccoli Sensation

Prepare to have your taste buds floored by the latest veggie sensation that’s taking the culinary world by storm—smashed broccoli! It’s time to bid farewell to the days of plain steamed florets and say hello to a whole new level of green goodness. Picture this: vibrant broccoli florets, gently boiled to tender perfection, and then smashed into bite-sized pieces of veggie euphoria. The result? A delightful medley of textures that’ll make your palate do a happy dance.

Smashed Broccoli recipe

As a chef who believes in approachable and fun recipes, I’m here to invite you into a world of culinary adventures where even the humblest of veggies can become the life of the party. Get ready to embrace the smashing sensation, experiment with flavors, and let your creativity run wild.

With smashed broccoli on your plate, your kitchen will be a playground of taste and your confidence will soar to new heights!

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Smashed Broccoli

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  • Author: The Kilted Chef
  • Yield: Serves 2-4 1x


  • 1 large head of broccoli, stems removed
  • olive oil
  • salt
  • pepper
  • chili flakes
  • parmesan cheese


  1. Preheat oven to 400
  2. Cut the broccoli into large sized florets.
  3. Bring a pot of water to a boil, add the broccoli and cook, uncovered, until fork tender, remove from the heat and drain.
  4. Ensure that the broccoli id dried, place the florets on a parchment lined baking sheet, use a glass to “smash” the broccoli.
  5. Drizzle the florets with olive oil, sprinkle with salt, pepper and chili flakes. Finish with a generous sprinkling of parmesan cheese.
  6. Place the pan into the oven and bake for 10-12 minutes.
  • Category: Appetizer, sides, vegetables, recipes