10 tasty roasted vegetable recipes

Crank the heat and roast your veggies to unleash max flavour. Great as a side or as part of a main, get ready for a feeding frenzy.

10 tasty roasted vegetable recipes

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Maple-Roasted Parsnips and Brussels Sprouts

Here’s something you need to know: Brussels sprouts and parsnips are two excellent candidates for caramelization. Roasted together, they make a perfect tender-sweet pair. The drizzle of maple syrup certainly doesn’t hurt, either. Get the recipe: Maple-Roasted Parsnips and Brussels Sprouts

pan of roasted parsnips and Brussels sproutsPhoto: Roberto Caruso

Roasted Cauliflower and Tomato Crisp

What, you never thought of this combo? Roasted tomatoes become candy sweet, and we all know that roasted cauliflower is a good time. Top if it all off with a shower of panko crumbs and Parmesan cheese and boom—you’re in love. Get the recipe: Roasted Cauliflower and Tomato Crisp

tray of roasted cauliflower and tomatoesPhoto: Roberto Caruso


Zesty Roasted Broccoli

Something magical happens to broccoli when it’s roasted. No joke, we have witnessed firsthand kids fighting over this stuff. Make two trays, ok? Get the recipe: Zesty Roasted Broccoli

tray of roasted broccoli with lemon zestPhoto: Roberto Caruso

Sheet Pan Black Bean and Sweet Potato Hash

You’re invited to the blessed union of sweet potato, green pepper, red onion, corn and black beans. It’s a roasted veggie party guys, and your whole family—and a perfectly fried egg or two—is invited. Get the recipe: Sheet Pan Black Bean and Sweet Potato Hash

A sheet pan with vegetables and an egg on it

Roasted Cauliflower and Spinach Quesadilla

Coriander and cumin-coated caulifower roasts up and makes a flavourful filling that’s all squished up between flour tortillas with wilty spinach and two types of cheese. The mango salsa on the side is a must. Get the recipe: Roasted Cauliflower and Spinach Quesadilla

veggie-filled quesadillas on a cutting boardPhoto: Roberto Caruso


Sheet Pan Ratatouille

Instead of stewing these colourful veg on the stovetop, throw them on a tray and send them into the oven. Crumble some feta on top, serve crusty bread on the side and practice your best “Merci beaucoup.”  Get the recipe: Sheet Pan Ratatouille

Roasted vegetables on a sheet pan

Roasted Beet and Apple Salad

A batch of roasted beets make salad a cinch. Just trim the stems, scrub under cold water, wrap them in foil and place in a hot oven. After about 45 min, they’re ready to be peeled and sliced into a bowl of greens. They play well with apple, nuts and creamy cheese too, just sayin’.  Get the recipe: Roasted Beet and Apple Salad

salad with beets and applesPhoto: Maya Visnyea

Cheesy Chicken with Sweet Potato Wedges

Sheet pan dinners are life changers. One sheet, minimal prep and a v. satisfying payoff. You should get into it. This simple chicken and roasted sweet potato fry combo is a great starting point. Get the recipe: Cheesy Chicken with Sweet Potato Wedges

baking pan with sweet potatoes and chicken breastPhoto: Maya Visnyei


Roasted Squash and Coconut Soup

Roasting squash before blitzing it into soup is key to bringing out its sweetness. Sautée it with onions, garlic, ginger and then blend with broth and coconut milk and you’ve got yourself one heck of a supper. Get the recipe: Roasted Squash and Coconut Soup 

bowl of squash soupPhoto: Maya Visnyei

Macaroni and Cheese with Roasted Butternut Squash

Roasted. Butternut. Squash. Inside. Mac. And. Cheese. Please drop what you’re doing and go make this. Get the recipe from Chatelaine: Macaroni and Cheese with Roasted Butternut Squash

pot of creamy mac and cheesePhoto: Roberto Caruso

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This article was originally published on May 09, 2017

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Amy is a freelance writer and editor based in Toronto, Ontario. Her work can also be found in publications like Chatelaine, Toronto Life and The Globe and Mail