Chicken-Fat-Roasted Vegetables with Gremolata
For extra flavor, bloggers Melissa and Jasmine Hemsley toss their vegetables in chicken or duck fat before roasting, then top them with a bright, lemony mix of parsley and minced garlic.
Roasted Peppers with Garlicky Breadcrumbs
Mimi Thorisson tops sweet roasted peppers with her deliciously garlicky and salty homemade breadcrumbs.
Roasted Lemon Broccoli with Tahini-Yogurt Sauce
Cookbook author Tara Duggan is a master of root-to-stalk vegetable cooking. She uses both the broccoli stalk and the florets for this spicy, tangy recipe.
Roasted Carrots with Caraway and Coriander
This lovely dish combines a trio of ingredients from the same family: sweet roasted carrots, coriander and caraway.
Honey-Glazed Roasted Root Vegetables
The secret to this sweet, slightly tangy dish: the touch of sherry vinegar in the glaze.
Roasted Broccoli with Lemon and Pine Nuts
Maple-Ginger-Roasted Vegetables with Pecans
When roasting vegetables, Melissa Rubel Jacobson says be sure to chop them about the same size, so they cook at the same rate. And toss them at least once while they're in the oven, so they brown evenly.
In a clever twist on clafoutis (a dessert of fruit baked in a sweet custardy batter), Grace Parisi makes this savory version by baking colorful roasted vegetables in a light one flavored with grated Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese. If any of the less-common ingredients, such as orange cauliflower and purple sweet potatoes, aren’t available, feel free to substitute whichever similar vegetables are.
Ziti with Roasted Vegetables
Roasting vegetables at a high temperature caramelizes them, making them intensely flavorful. You may think of roasting as a long process, but we cut each of the vegetables into small cubes or thin slices so they need only thirty minutes in the oven.
Shredded Parmesan Brussels Sprouts
Why are these ridiculously easy brussels sprouts so good? First they're coarsely shredded, which gives them an appealing texture. Then the sprouts are roasted in a hot oven until they're lightly charred, which enhances their nutty sweetness. They're finished with a sprinkling of Parmesan cheese, which melts into the leaves.
Curry-Roasted Butternut Squash and Chickpeas
This Indian twist on the traditional roasted butternut squash is supereasy: After tossing the squash and chickpeas with curry and cayenne, Melissa Rubel Jacobson roasts them, then drizzles the dish with a cooling cilantro-spiked yogurt sauce.
Chestnut and Artichoke Roast
Warm Winter-Vegetable Salad
Winter vegetables like carrots, beets, parsnips and celery root are still plentiful in March and are terrific when roasted until sweet and blistered. Sophie Dahl loves the vegetables' vibrant colors on dreary days.
Ginger-Roasted Winter Squash
For winter squash that is crispy on the outside and moist within, Melissa Perello halves each one, roasts it until soft, then cuts it into wedges and roasts it some more.
Roasted Leek and White Bean Gratin
Fiber-rich white beans are delicious with a lid of bubbly cheese.
Whole Roasted Carrots with Fresh Ginger
Roasted Vegetables with Fresh Herbs
When roasting winter vegetables, Melissa Rubel Jacobson says be sure to chop them about the same size, so they cook at the same rate. And toss them at least once while they're in the oven, so they brown evenly.
Roasted Broccoli with Ancho Butter
Tricolor Roasted Carrots and Parsnips
Sometimes rethinking just means not overthinking. Don't forget to enjoy seasonal ingredients just as they are.
Creamy Semolina with Roasted Mushrooms
It takes about only three minutes to make this thick, creamy semolina on the stove; the mushrooms cook in the oven, unattended, for 25 minutes. "This is the ultimate lazy man's side dish," says Jason Travi.
Roasted Eggplant with Tomato Dressing
"This recipe is a very traditional one, and this is a common ingredient combination," says chef Ferit Sarper. He makes the dish especially appealing by serving the eggplant whole and then topping it with an incredibly light tomato vinaigrette.
Roasted Beets and Celery Root with Goat Butter
Goat butter (sold at specialty-food stores; use regular butter if unavailable) is white, smooth and creamy. Chef Tyler Brown likes using it in this riff on the classic pairing of roasted beets and goat cheese.
Roasted Cauliflower with Green Olives and Pine Nuts
Roasting cauliflower caramelizes the florets, making them super sweet. Tossed with crunchy pine nuts and salty olives and capers, this dish is perfect with roasted chicken or steamed fish.
Roasted Root-Vegetable Salad with Persimmons
Chef Tom Fundaro looks forward to fall just so he can eat Fuyu persimmons as sweet as sugar. Fundaro features them in this satisfying and nicely bitter fall salad.
Roasted Artichokes and Prosciutto
Artichokes are notorious for making wine taste bitter. To prevent that, Michael Chiarello slow-roasts artichoke hearts in extra-virgin olive oil to bring out their sweetness, then serves them with prosciutto, an ingredient that matches particularly well with wine.
Spice Roasted Butternut Squash
Roasted King Oyster Mushrooms
Thick, meaty slices of king oyster mushrooms are roasted in the oven for a rich, concentrated flavor.
Roasted Fennel Salad with Bagna Cauda Dressing
Bagna cauda, the Italian anchovy dip, inspired the dressing here.
Roasted Vegetables with Aioli
Drizzle vegetables with olive oil, roast them in the oven until tender, and serve—what could be simpler? With a garlicky, lemon-tinged mayonnaise sauce, you have a feast.
British Roast Vegetable Salad with Stilton
The British love a Sunday roast—it's a weekly ritual that many enjoy with friends and family in the pub. Usually there's chicken with gravy, lamb and mint sauce or beef and Yorkshire puddings. Whichever roast you choose, it always comes with roast vegetables as a side. Since there are often leftover vegetables, I've decided to come up with a salad that celebrates this often underrated side.
Roasted Winter Squash with Vanilla Butter
Fragrant vanilla-bean butter does double duty here—it both flavors the squash and softens the skin during roasting. The greater the variety of winter squash you use, the more interesting the dish will be.
Roasted Vegetables with Smashed-Walnut Vinaigrette
Simple roasted vegetables are the perfect dish to dress up for the holidays. Here, Food & Wine’s Laura Rege makes a tangy, slightly sweet and deliciously nutty vinaigrette to match with everything from cauliflower and carrots to brussels sprouts and winter squash.