Healthy Roasted Vegetable Recipes

Find healthy, delicious roasted vegetable side dish recipes, from the food and nutrition experts at EatingWell.

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Crispy Smashed Brussels Sprouts

Rating: 5 stars 1
Brussels sprouts get crispy and flavorful in the oven when they're "smashed" and seasoned with Parmesan cheese and everything bagel spice.
By Carolyn Casner

Melting Potatoes

Rating: 5 stars 9
The name for these spuds hints at their creamy interior. Roasting these melting potatoes at high heat ensures they get crunchy on the outside. Then, adding a little broth at the end allows the potatoes to absorb the liquid, making the insides extra moist.

Loaded Cauliflower Casserole

Rating: 4.75 stars 19
You'll never want to eat roasted cauliflower any other way once you try this tasty recipe. Bacon, sour cream and sharp Cheddar cheese coat good-for-you cauliflower in deliciousness for an easy side that will make everyone actually want to eat their vegetables.

Lemon-Rosemary Melting Potatoes

Rating: 5 stars 1
These full-flavored potatoes are a great new approach to your typical potato side dish. The potatoes roast, then "melt" with the flavors of lemon, rosemary and garlic. They're good enough for a special occasion, but easy enough for a weeknight.

Sheet-Pan Roasted Root Vegetables

Rating: 4.88 stars 9
One pan is all you need for a heaping pile of nutritious, tender and colorful root vegetables. Whip up this large-batch recipe at the beginning of the week to use in easy, healthy dinners all week long.

Balsamic & Parmesan Roasted Cauliflower

Rating: 4.73 stars 44
Roasting isn't usually the first cooking method you think of for cauliflower but the results are quite delicious. The florets are cut into thick slices and tossed with extra-virgin olive oil and herbs. Wherever the flat surfaces come into contact with the hot roasting pan, a deep browning occurs that results in a sweet, nutty flavor.

Caprese Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms

Rating: 4.67 stars 10
We've taken the key ingredients of the popular caprese salad--tomatoes, fresh mozzarella and basil--and piled them into portobello mushroom caps to make a delicious and satisfying vegetarian main dish.

Colorful Roasted Sheet-Pan Veggies

Rating: 4.67 stars 3
These easy roasted vegetables will give your plate a pop of color. Give the cubes of butternut squash a head start for 10 minutes to soften in the oven before adding in the other veggies. The broccoli, peppers and onion are naturally more tender than the butternut squash and cook more quickly. That way everything ends up finishing at the same time.

Roasted Honeynut Squash

Rating: 5 stars 6
Honeynut squash looks just like mini butternut squash, but on the inside you'll find an even sweeter, deeper orange flesh. This winter squash has only been available at farmers' markets and in select grocery stores for a few years. If you see it, grab a few to try! This simple roasting method enhances the natural flavor of the squash with butter and spices.

Crispy Smashed Beets with Feta

Rating: 4.5 stars 3
We take a classic pairing—beets and feta—and make it even tastier by roasting the beets before smashing them to create crispy edges.
By Carolyn Casner

Oven Sweet Potato Fries

Rating: 3.9 stars 11
Making oven fries out of sweet potatoes brings out their inherent sweetness.

Melting Sweet Potatoes with Maple Butter

Rating: 5 stars 2
As the name implies, these sweet potatoes melt right in your mouth. After browning in a hot oven, thick slices of sweet potato simmer in broth and soak up the flavors of maple syrup and lemon. This simple dish is great alongside roasted chicken or pork and makes a great Thanksgiving side dish.
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Inspiration and Ideas

25 Sheet-Pan Veggie Recipes
Throw your veggies in the oven with these easy, sheet-pan recipes. Whether it's broccoli, asparagus or zucchini, all vegetables seem to taste better when they're roasted and tossed with flavors like honey-chipotle or balsamic-parmesan. Pro tip: preheat your baking sheet in the oven so your vegetables get even crispier. Recipes like Roasted Fingerling Potatoes and Sheet-Pan Ratatouille are healthy, delicious and a great way to eat your veggies.
17 Roasted Brussels Sprouts Recipes That Are Perfect for Fall
Nutty Brussels sprouts get crispy and caramelized in the oven, making them a simple but delicious side dish for any fall meal.
Roasted Kalettes
Rating: 5 stars
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Kalettes, a cross between kale and Brussels sprouts, cook quickly in a hot oven in this easy vegetable side dish recipe.