pre-heat oven to 400 degrees
wash broccoli under cold water and pat dry with a paper towel
cut the florets off the stalk. cut larger pieces so florets are about the same size
spread broccoli on a shallow, 11 x 17 baking pan
drizzle extra virgin olive oil over the broccoli, tossing to coat
sprinkle with salt and pepper
bake for 10 minutes; remove pan and toss broccoli so it cooks evenly
bake another 10 minutes, or until desired doneness
adjust seasoning if needed
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