Embrace the natural goodness of vegetables with this recipe for Roasted Vegetables with Herbs. This dish celebrates a variety of vegetables, each bringing its unique flavor, texture, and nutrition, complemented by a fragrant blend of herbs.
My Advice for Perfectly Roasted Vegetables
- Vegetable Selection: Choose a mix of root vegetables and others like bell peppers, zucchini, or onions for variety in taste and texture.
- Uniform Pieces: Cut the vegetables into even sizes for consistent cooking.
- High Heat Roasting: Roast at a high temperature to caramelize the vegetables and bring out their natural sweetness.
- Don’t Overcrowd the Pan: Spread the vegetables in a single layer with some space in between for even roasting.
Best Herbs and Spices for Roasted Vegetables
- Garlic powder
- Smoked paprika
- Sea salt and freshly ground pepper
How to Make Vegetables Crisp
- Toss the vegetables with a light coating of olive oil to help them crisp up.
- Turn the vegetables halfway through roasting for even crispness.
- Finish under the broiler for a couple of minutes if needed, to add extra crispness.
How to Pair Roasted Vegetables with Herbs
- Serve alongside grilled or roasted meats, such as chicken or beef.
- They make a great addition to grain bowls or as a topping for salads.
- Enjoy as a healthy and colorful side dish with your favorite pasta.
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Fresh vegetables are preferred for the best texture and flavor.
u003cstrongu003eHow long should I roast the vegetables?u003c/strongu003e
About 25-30 minutes, but this can vary depending on the size of the vegetable pieces.
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Absolutely! Feel free to experiment with different herbs and spices.
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Store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 3 days. Reheat in the oven for best texture.
u003cstrongu003eAre these vegetables suitable for meal prep?u003c/strongu003e
Yes, they reheat well and can be a versatile component in meal-prep plans.