Recipe: Oven Roasted Vegetables


Roasting in the oven brings out the natural sweetness of the vegetables.  Combine vegetables to meet your dietary requirements whatever they may be low-carb, high-fiber, or low-calorie.  The combinations are almost limitless.  If there are other vegetables that you enjoy, feel free to add them.

Roasted Vegetables

Roasted Vegetables

This recipe can also be done on a grill.  Just wrap the veggies in foil and place over medium heat.  Cooking time will vary based on the heat of the grill.

Oven Roasted Vegetables
Serves 4
An extremely versatile but still healthy dish. These veggies can be eaten as a side or added to casseroles, quesadillas, sandwiches, and soups.
Cook Time
40 min
Cook Time
40 min
  1. 1 Tbsp Balsamic vinegar
  2. 1 Tbsp olive oil
  3. 2 Tbsp shredded parmesan
  4. 1 Tbsp dried herbs of your choice
  5. 2 cloves garlic, minced
  6. salt
  7. pepper
  8. Combine 8 to 10 cups of vegetables. Calories listed are per cup.
  9. asparagus (31 cal)
  10. bell peppers - green, orange, red, and/or yellow (38 cal)
  11. broccoli (25 cal)
  12. carrots (52 cal)
  13. cauliflower (25 cal)
  14. eggplant (21 cal)
  15. green beans (40 cal)
  16. mushrooms (15 cal)
  17. onion - red or sweet (61 cal)
  18. parsnips (110 cal)
  19. potatoes - sweet (140 cal), red, new, or fingerling (100 cal)
  20. squash - acorn (56 cal), butternut (82 cal), yellow (20 cal)
  21. turnips (37 cal)
  22. zucchini (20 cal)
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  1. Preheat oven to 425F. Line a large baking sheet with foil. Optional: coat foil with nonstick cooking spray.
  2. Cut dense, slow cooking vegetables into small pieces, cut soft, quick cooking vegetables into larger pieces. Place chopped vegetables in a large bowl.
  3. In a small bowl combine balsamic vinegar, olive oil, garlic, salt, pepper, and herbs (if using).
  4. Pour mixture over vegetables and toss to coat. Place vegetables in a single layer on baking sheet.
  5. Bake at 425F for 20 minutes. Stir. Bake additional 10 to 20 minutes until all vegetables are fork tender.
  1. Nutrition information listed below is for the vinegar and oil mixture only.
50 cal
4 g
1 g
1 g
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