Roasting the vegetables helps bring out their fantastic flavor for this healthy and versatile chunky veggie spread. Use it on toasted slices of bread and serve it as an appetizer, spread it on sandwiches in place of mayonnaise or mustard, or toss it with cooked pasta. It also makes a delicious pizza sauce!
To make ahead: Prepare as directed. Spoon spread into an airtight container. Cover; seal. Store in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. (Or prepare as directed, except do not stir in the basil. Spoon into an airtight container. Cover; seal. Store in the refrigerator for up to 1 week. Stir in the basil just before serving.)
58 calories; protein 1.1g; carbohydrates 6.5g; dietary fiber 1.6g; sugars 4.2g; fat 3.3g; saturated fat 0.4g; vitamin a iu 1528.7IU; vitamin c 44.6mg; folate 25.6mcg; calcium 16.4mg; iron 0.5mg; magnesium 14.3mg; potassium 256.2mg; sodium 113.2mg.