roast mediterranean vegetables

roast mediterranean vegetables| jammiejammieblog.wordpress.comHere is another favourite recipe: full of flavour, yet quick and adaptable. It is perfect for a vegan or vegetarian supper – depending on whether you add cheese or not – or as a party salad. Feel free to vary the vegetables (carrots and fennel also taste great roasted) and the proportions. Adding the onions halfway through the cooking means they don’t burn. You could use course sea salt for sprinkling or add some chilli flakes for heat. It looks best if the vegetables are chopped into roughly equal-sized pieces.

roast mediterranean vegetables

(serves 3)

roast mediterranean vegetables| jammiejammieblog.wordpress.comingredients

1 medium aubergine, chopped into chunks

1 medium courgette, chopped into chunks

2 red peppers, chopped into chunks

handful cherry tomatoes

2 red onions, sliced into wedges

2 cloves of garlic, finely chopped

3 tbsps olive oil

rosemary and thyme

salt and pepper

method

Put the chopped vegetables except the onions on a metal tray or dish in which they fit in a single layer. Add the oil, herbs and salt and pepper and toss with your hands to coat, then spread the vegetabes over the tray.

Roast at 180 degrees C for 20 minutes. Add the onions and roast for a further 20 minutes or until all the vegetables are tender and the edges are beginning to caramelise.

Serve hot, warm or cold with couscous or baked potatoes and a green salad.

 

 

Advertisements

About Marijn Moltzer

Writer based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands

One comment

  1. Pingback: roast veg with goat’s cheese | JammieJammieBlog

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: