Roasted vegetables are such a classic dish because they are so simple yet SO delicious. They are super versatile and there are endless vegetable and flavor combinations to fit any kind of meal. It’s usually as effortless as tossing together veggies and seasonings and throwing them in the oven! Kids and picky eaters will love these delicious, savory dishes. These recipes from the Food Monster App are great to have on hand if you need some last-minute side dishes this year at Thanksgiving. You can also switch up the spices and veggies and create your own flavor combinations to suit your tastes!
1. Sweet Sriracha Glazed Grilled Carrots
Grilled carrots with a sweet and spicy glaze are sure to make your tummy happy! These Sweet Sriracha Glazed Grilled Carrots by Natalie Martin MS, RD and Lexie Staten MS, RD make the perfect side dish, but who’s to say no if you want to simply have them all to yourself? This recipe makes getting in those extra veggies a breeze!
2. Colorful Roasted Root Veggies
Source: Colorful Roasted Root Veggies
This Colorful Roasted Root Veggies side dish by James Wythe is really quick and simple to prepare. It will add some serious color to your table. You can always get creative and add anything you wish to it.
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3. Roasted Brussel Sprouts with Fennel and Pomegranate Seed
When Brussels sprouts are roasted they become crispy, yet tender on the inside, with a nice smokiness from the turmeric powder. The combination of fennel and pomegranate seeds adds a beautiful dimension to this dish. The fennel is sweet and crispy, while the fresh pomegranate seeds top off the dish with a delicious burst of tart flavor that brightens up the vegetables! You have to try these Roasted Brussels Sprouts by Marie Reginato – it makes for the perfect side during a Thanksgiving dinner or any night of the week!
4. Cinnamon Turmeric Sweet Potatoes
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Sweet potatoes can be dressed up with all sorts of delicious things from sweet maple tahini to fluffy marshmallows to cauliflower cheese. This recipe for Cinnamon Turmeric Sweet Potatoes by Holly Bertone lets the natural flavor of sweet potato shine, elevating it with just a few select seasonings: cinnamon, turmeric, thyme, salt, and pepper. Just a quick toss, some time in the oven, and voila! A delectable side dish you will use time and time again.
5. Roasted Winter Vegetables with Almonds and Olives
Roasted Winter Vegetables with Almonds and Olives by Julia Shannahan are a welcome change from the usual ‘roasted vegetables’ you often get offered. The addition of the olives and almonds adds flavor, texture, freshness, and depth to a normally pretty dull gluten-free, vegan dish. Flaked almonds have a crunch and taste that is paired perfectly with cauliflower, sprouts, carrots, and parsnips. The umami saltiness of the olives adds another dimension.
6. Roasted Cauliflower and Sweet Potato Salad
This Roasted Cauliflower and Sweet Potato Salad by Crazy Vegan Kitchen is full of zesty flavor, thanks to the cumin sumac dressing. Roasted cauliflower and sweet potato are mixed with fresh spinach and pomegranate seeds, then tossed with a dressing made from apple cider vinegar, sumac, and pomegranate molasses. The addition of pomegranate seeds adds a burst of sweetness that complements the roasted vegetables.
7. Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Pumpkin, Tomatoes, Toasted Seeds, and Balsamic Vinegar
Not only are these Roasted Brussels Sprouts by Judy Moosmueller amazing, but they are also paired with pumpkin, tomatoes, toasted seeds, and balsamic vinegar to make a vegan side that will be unforgettable. Plus, the tandoori spice mix is to die for. Your holiday guests will thank you!
8. Maple Dijon Thyme Roasted Vegetables
Beets, carrots, and brussels sprouts wed with tangy apple, maple syrup, Dijon mustard, and thyme to create an earthy autumn-inspired dish. The taste these vegetables take on when roasted together is everything you could want out of a fall dish. You can put these Maple Dijon Thyme Roasted Vegetables by Daniela Modesto on salad, or as a side for your Thanksgiving dinner.
9. Roasted Cauliflower with Black Lentils and Dried Flowers
Cauliflower pairs amazingly with Thanksgiving ingredients and recipes, and this Roasted Cauliflower with Black Lentils and Dried Flowers by Judy Moosmueller is no exception. The addition of black lentils and dried flowers take this recipe to the next level!
10. Pesto Roasted Potatoes and Cauliflower
Tender potatoes and cauliflower florets are tossed in oil and salt, baked, and then coated in a flavorful pesto marinade. Fresh basil, fragrant garlic, and a bit of onion powder pack this dish with flavor. This Pesto Roasted Potatoes and Cauliflower by Melanie Sorrentino will accompany any dinner beautifully.
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