Creating Roasted Veggies
From p. 58 of the September/October 2007 Issue
of Simple & Delicius
Roasting brings out a sweeter, richer flavor in foods. Whether you want to roast veggies in your oven or in a disposable foil pan on the grill, you'll enjoy the delicious roasted recipes shared here.
If you'd like some additional tips on roasting peppers, check out this video from tasteofhome.com.
Roasted Veggie Pasta Salad
This recipe from our Test Kitchen makes a tasty meatless entree that will be a welcome addition to your dinner table.
Roasted Veggie Platter
"This combination of colorful vegetables is so good when baked in the oven," assures Margaret Allen of Abingdon, Virginia. "They make a lovely presentation when threaded on skewers before roasting, too."
Roasted Carrot Dip
"The smooth texture and sweet carrot flavor go great with the crisp pita wedges," says Alana Rowley from Calgary, Alberta.
Roasted Cajun Potatoes
These nicely seasoned potatoes from Tamra Duncan of Centerton, Arkansas pair especially well with grilled pork chops or ribs. You can substitute russet potatoes for red potatoes in if you prefer.
Roasted Veggie Pizza
A flavorful garlic and basil pesto sauce makes an awesome change of pace from traditional tomato-based pizza sauce in this recipe from Cindy Elsbernd of Des Moines, Iowa. The roasted vegetables make a fantastic topping.
Sliced Ham with Roasted Vegetables
To prepare her colorful meal, Margaret Pache "shops" in her Mesa, Arizona backyard. She finds the fresh garden vegetables and oranges (she has her own tree!) that spark the ham's hearty flavor.
Roasted Red Pepper Lasagna
"A friend gave me this recipe, and it quickly became a family favorite," says Deborah Johnson of Cody, Wyoming. "It's rich and creamy, and the roasted red peppers give it such wonderful flavor."