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Grilled broccoli topped with parsley and garnished with lemon wedges.

Grilled Broccoli

This grilled broccoli is marinated in garlic, herbs and olive oil, then seared to tender perfection. A unique and unexpected way to prepare broccoli that's great for the warmer weather months!
Course Side
Cuisine American
Keyword grilled broccoli
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Marinating Time 20 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 138kcal
Author Sara Welch


  • 4 cups broccoli cut into 3 inch pieces
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons dried Italian seasoning
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons garlic minced
  • 1 tablespoon parsley leaves chopped, plus sprigs for garnish
  • lemon wedges for serving optional


  • Place the olive oil, lemon juice, salt, pepper, Italian seasoning and minced garlic in a large bowl. Whisk until well combined.
  • Add the broccoli pieces to the bowl and toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate for at least 20 minutes or up to 2 hours.
  • Preheat a grill or grill pan to medium high heat.
  • Cook the broccoli for 3-4 minutes per side or until browned and tender.
  • Place the broccoli on a serving plate. Sprinkle with parsley and garnish with lemon wedges and parsley sprigs if desired.



See post text for other methods of grilling broccoli such as in a foil packet or in a grill basket.


Calories: 138kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 392mg | Potassium: 325mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 1360IU | Vitamin C: 13.9mg | Calcium: 48mg | Iron: 3.6mg