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Ninja Foodi Grill Grilled Marinated Broccoli

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Whip up this Ninja Foodi Grill Grilled Marinated Broccoli. A sweet and savory marinade that gives your broccoli insane flavor! 

If you are a fan of broccoli, try out my Instant Pot cheesy broccoli and rice! I also have a whole roasted garlic Parmesan broccoli that is so popular!

Ninja Foodi Grill Grilled Marinated Broccoli

Now if you don’t own a Ninja Foodi Grill you can easily make this on any other indoor grill or turn on your pellet grill outside! 

grilled marinated broccoli

I love my Ninja Foodi Grill cause it is so easy to use, is smoke free and user friendly. Whether it’s raining or snowing outside we can grill all through the year. 

How to Make 

Step 1: The first step you will do is prep your broccoli. You need to make sure to rinse your broccoli head and remove leaves and such. 

Step 2: Work on your marinade, by mixing all your ingredients together. Place in a container or sealable bag with your broccoli. Marinade as directed in the recipe card below. 

Step 3: You will then preheat your grill right before you are ready to cook. Toss your broccoli on and cook! 

Ninja Foodi Grill Grilled Marinated Broccoli

Can I Use Frozen Broccoli

If you want to use frozen broccoli in replace of fresh for this grilled broccoli recipe, I am hesitant. 

If you allowed your broccoli to thaw first then marinade it might work. The texture of thawed out frozen broccoli will be softer in texture. 

I have not tried this method but you might find success. Personally, I recommend using fresh broccoli. 

Tips for Making Grilled Broccoli 

Cook time | One thing I want to stress is cook time will vary! The reason being is every broccoli is a different shape or size. You will need to watch your broccoli to ensure it doesn’t overcook.  We also like our broccoli a bit charred and carmelized, while you may like yours a little less cooked.

Ninja Foodi Grill Grilled Marinated Broccoli

Fresh Broccoli | When you buy broccoli make sure you look over your broccoli head. You want bright green in color, no soft spots, discoloration on the head, or looking dried out. 

Toppings | Feel free to sprinkle on Parmesan cheese or even mozzarella. You will find fresh cheese on top elevated the flavor. 

Can I Make In Advance

Grilled broccoli tastes best when served fresh. Otherwise you will find broccoli feta soggy fast when chilled off after being cooked. 

Ninja Foodi Grill Grilled Marinated Broccoli

I have used leftovers to toss in a stir fry the next day. But it will have the best flavor if cooked right then. 

How Do You Eat

Serve up the grilled broccoli with a side of ranch or even other types of dressing. 

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I pile it on our plates and let the kids dig in. Trust me, even people who don’t love broccoli seemed super impressed for the recipe. 

Ninja Foodi Grill Grilled Broccoli

Ninja Foodi Grill Grilled Broccoli

Prep Time: 3 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Additional Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 23 minutes

Whip up this Ninja Foodi Grill Grilled Marinated Broccoli. A sweet and savory marinade that gives your broccoli insane flavor! 

Ingredients

  • 1 Head of Broccoli, cut into florets
  • 1 TBSP Honey
  • 2 TBSP Garlic, Minced
  • 3 TBSP Soy Sauce
  • 3 TBSP Balsamic Vinegar
  • 1 TBSP Olive Oil
  • 1/4 Cup Parmesan, optional

Instructions

  1. Insert removable cooking pot. Insert the grill grate into your pot.
  2. Press grill button, set the temperature to MAX, set the time to 10 minutes & press START. Allow to preheat.
  3. Place the honey, garlic, soy sauce, balsamic vinegar, & oil into a Ziploc bag. Give the bag a good squish with your hands to combine the ingredients.
  4. Place the broccoli into the Ziploc bag. Close the bag. Give your broccoli a good massage to thoroughly coat with marinade. Marinade for 10 minutes.
  5. Once "Add Food" flashes, add your marinaded broccoli right on top of your grill grate.
  6. Cook for 10 minutes, turning the florets every few minutes, to evenly cook.
  7. Remove broccoli from the grate & sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.

Notes

To cook on an outdoor grill, use a grill basket. Put your marinated broccoli in the basket. Over high heat, place your grill basket on the grill. Grill for approximately 10-12 minutes, tossing frequently in the basket.

If you do not have a grill basket, just be sure to cut larger florets so they don't fall between the grates. Grill on top of the grates, tossing frequently.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

6

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 85Total Fat: 4gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 4mgSodium: 542mgCarbohydrates: 11gFiber: 2gSugar: 5gProtein: 4g

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Anne Dwelle

Saturday 27th of February 2021

I'm a newbie, so forgive me for asking what may be a stupid question...but when the recipe says "cook for 10 minutes," are you grilling (at what temp?) or air frying (again temp?)?

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