OK not a treat in the same sense -
But I love roasted veggies.
This recipe tastes good warm and it says cold so it is the perfect still warm outside, but wanting a change recipe.
Yes, I like warm food cooler months and cool food in hotter months. Anyone else?
Roasted Veggie Salad
Serves 4 (approx. ¾ cup each)
Prep Time: 15 minutes - Cook Time: 25 min.
1 cup baby carrots - approx. 10 - I used the colorful ones to add more color to my dish
1 cup 1 inch cubed butternut squash - approx. ¼ medium - I bought pre cut up butternut squash to save time
1 cup quartered red onion, separated into petals (approx. 1 ⅓ medium)
1 cup 1 inch cubed zucchini (approx. ⅔ medium)
Sea Salt or Himalayan salt and ground black pepper to taste
3 Tbsp. Chimichurri (see below)
Also - Parchment paper and Olive Oil cooking spray
Calories 105 - Total Fat 7 g. Carbs 11 g Fiber 2 g Protein 1 g
Preheat oven to 425 F
Line baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside
Place carrots and squash in a medium bowl and lightly coat with OO spray. Season with salt and pepper - if desired. Mix well.
Place carrot mixture on prepared pan and bake for 10 minutes - stirring every 5 minutes.
Place onion and zucchini in a bowl and lightly coat with spray. Season with salt and pepper as desired and mix well.
After the 10 minutes of backing the carrot mixture add the onion and zucchini and bake for 15 minutes, stirring every 5 minutes, until veggies are tend
Combine veggies with Chimichurri; toss to blend
Serve warm or chilled.
Serves 12 (approx. 1 Tbsp each) Prep time 10 mins
½ cup EVOO
¼ cup sherry vinegar or substitute apple cider vinegar
½ cup fresh parsley leaves
½ cup fresh cilantro leaves
2 cloves garlic
2 Tsp. Coconut sugar
¾ Tsp. sea salt or Himalayan salt
½ Tsp. ground black pepper
Total Fat 9 g Carbs 1 g No Fiber or Protein.
Place all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.
Once I had my zucchini mixture roasting I made the chimichurri so that both were ready at the same time.
That first bite was a bit sharp, but as I continued eating, each bite got better and better.
I will be making this one again.
Thanks for reading!