Grilled Broccoli--My Kids Beg for Broccoli Recipe -
Grilled Broccoli--My Kids Beg for Broccoli Recipe
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Grilled Broccoli--My Kids Beg for Broccoli

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"We stumbled on this by accident, and even my kids' friends who 'hate broccoli' love it!"

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  • PREP

    10 mins
  • COOK

    5 mins

    8 hrs 15 mins


  1. Place broccoli and salad dressing in a large resealable plastic bag, squeeze out excess air, and seal the bag. Marinate in the refrigerator for 8 hours, turning bag occasionally.
  2. Preheat an outdoor grill for high heat and lightly oil the grate. Drain broccoli.
  3. Grill broccoli on preheated grill until vegetables are tender and browned, turning occasionally, 5 to 7 minutes.
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  • Editor's Note:
  • The nutrition data for this recipe includes the full amount of the marinade ingredients. The actual amount of the marinade consumed will vary.

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Most Helpful Positive Review
Mar 10, 2013

I ran short on time and only marinated this for about 2 hours. I also used my inside grill pan, turned on the fan and BOY was this Good! Once it was grilled to yummy perfection, I drizzled the leftover dressing over the dish. My kids Already love broccoli and this recipe only solidified that love! THANK YOU VERY MUCH CristalM

Most Helpful Critical Review
Sep 26, 2014

Perhaps I screwed it up but we did not care for it at all


12 Ratings

May 15, 2013

Absolutely re-invented broccoli for my family and I. We all loved it!

Jun 18, 2013

I was leery of the prepared dressing in this, but remembered I'm lazy and followed the recipe to a "T". I'm a an; a big fan! Mr. LTH and I both enjoyed this (and he didn't complain about grilling it!), so it'll be a go to veggie grilling side in our world. THANKS for the recipe, CristalM!

May 06, 2013

My husband, who does not like veggies but is trying to find ways to eat them, said he would eat this every night. I felt the dressing was a bit over-powering and will use less next time, but that is going to vary based on what kind you use (I used homemade). It was also a bit crispy to my taste, so I will cook a bit longer next time. I marinated for only 1 hour and it had lots of flavor. This recipe is definitely a keeper!

May 26, 2013

Will make again. I only marinated it a short time and it was still good. I have also cooked it on the stovetop and it was fine. Kid approved.

Jun 03, 2014

Excellent!!! My entire family are every last bite before I even sat down. Definitely will be making this again and again. I followed the recipe exactly.

Oct 08, 2013

Wow. Thank you. Both of my children ate it and they hate broccoli. It was spectacular and easy to prepare.


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  • Calories
  • 274 kcal
  • 14%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 14.6 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Fat
  • 24.4 g
  • 37%
  • Fiber
  • 2.6 g
  • 10%
  • Protein
  • 2.8 g
  • 6%
  • Sodium
  • 966 mg
  • 39%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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