A cookie sheet filled with baked broccoli with a spatula holding up some of it.

Easy Cheesy Vegan Baked Broccoli

Roasted Broccoli baked in the oven on a sheet pan.

Course Appetizer, Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword baked broccoli, roasted broccoli, sheet pan broccoli, vegan broccoli recipe
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 128 kcal


  • 1 head broccoli about 4 cups broccoli florets
  • 2 tbsp light olive oil or other neutral-flavored oil
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp nutritional yeast
  • 1/2 tsp additional seasonings of choice


  1. Preheat the oven to 400° F.
  2. Wash a head of broccoli and cut the florets off of the larger stalk turning it into evenly sized bite-sized pieces.
  3. Place the florets in a large bowl and drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle with salt.
  4. Toss the broccoli in oil until it's well coated.
  5. Arrange in a single layer on a cookie sheet.
  6. Bake for 15 minutes, then take out of the oven and flip the pieces of broccoli.
  7. Bake again for more 10 minutes then sprinkle with nutritional yeast and flip with a spatula to coat the broccoli in nutritional yeast.
  8. Put back in the oven for 10 more minutes until slightly crispy.
  9. Serve hot as an appetizer or a side dish.

Recipe Notes

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Nutrition Facts
Easy Cheesy Vegan Baked Broccoli
Amount Per Serving (1 cup)
Calories 128 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Fat 8g12%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Sodium 341mg15%
Potassium 555mg16%
Carbohydrates 12g4%
Fiber 5g21%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 6g12%
Vitamin A 947IU19%
Vitamin C 136mg165%
Calcium 71mg7%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.