Roasted Broccoli with Sunflower Butter

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  • 1 pound broccoli
  • 1/2 cup sunflower seeds
  • 1/4 cup warm water
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1/41/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper


  1. Set oven to 450ºF
  2. Cut broccoli into florets and cut stem into pieces.
  3. Combine seeds, water, lemon juice, and salt in a food processor and make a paste.
  4. Peel and slice garlic.
  5. Toss broccoli with sunflower paste, rubbing it in to the crevices of the florets. Mix in the garlic slices and spread out onto a baking sheet.
  6. Sprinkle with red pepper.
  7. Bake 15 minutes.

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