How to Roast Veggies

Prep:

(All quantities are for 1 lb of the vegetable you’re cooking.)

  1. Preheat oven to 425 F. Line 15x10x1-inch baking sheet with foil; coat with cooking spray.
  2. In a bowl, toss vegetables with 1-1/2 teaspoons olive oil, 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt (1/8 teaspoon table salt), and 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper.
  3. Follow directions below for the specific vegetable.
  4. Transfer to prepared pan. Arrange in a single layer on the pan.
  5. Roast for recommended cooking time below, turning once halfway through.

Vegetables:

  • Red Potatoes
    • Halve or quarter potatoes
    • Cook Time: 25 to 30 minutes
    • Recommended Seasoning: Toss with 1/4 teaspoon ground chipotle chile pepper just before serving
  • Squash and Zucchini
    • Halve lengthwise, slice 3/4-inch thick
    • Cook Time: 20 to 25 minutes
    • Recommended Seasoning: Toss with 3/4 teaspoon dried Italian seasoning and 2 tablespoons shredded Parmesan
  • Carrots
    • Peel, halve, and/or quarter
    • Cook Time: 20 to 25 minutes
    • Recommended Seasoning: Toss with 1/4 cup toasted walnuts, 1 teaspoon honey, and 1/2 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
  • Brussels Sprouts
    • Trim, halve
    • Cook Time: 15 to 20 minutes
    • Recommended Seasoning: Drizzle with 1 tablespoon lime juice and 1-1/2 tablespoons snipped cilantro just before serving
  • Broccoli
    • Cut into 2-inch long stalks
    • Cook Time: 15 to 18 minutes
    • Recommended Seasoning: Drizzle with 1-1/2 teaspoons lemon juice, top with 2 tablespoons reduced-fat feta and 1 tablespoon snipped parsley
  • Sweet Potatoes
    • Scrub unpeeled potatoes, cut into 1-inch cubes
    • Cook Time: roughly 20 minutes
    • Recommended Seasoning: Toss with 2 teaspoons snipped fresh thyme
  • Sweet (Bell) Peppers
    • Cut into 2-inch pieces
    • Cook Time: 25 minutes
    • Recommended Seasoning: Sprinkle with 2 tablespoons snipped fresh basil just before serving
  • Onions
    • Peel, slice into 1/2-inch wedges
    • Cook Time: 20 to 25 minutes
    • Recommended Seasoning: Drizzle with 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar, sprinkle with Cajun seasoning just before serving
  • Asparagus
    • Snap off woody base, cut into 3- to 4-inch pieces.
    • Cook Time: 15 minutes
    • Recommended Seasoning: Toss with 3 garlic cloves minced (added to Step 2 above). Serve with lemon juice.

(This recipe is most likely attributed to “Lewis”, but there is no indication of other name.)

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