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Easy Roasted Vegetables
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Easy Roasted Vegetables

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It really is easy to roast vegetables! They make a tasty and healthy addition to any meal.



  • 2 cups sweet potato, diced into small cubes
  • 1 red onion 
  • 1 red bell pepper, chopped
  • 2 cups broccoli florets
  • 1 yellow squash, sliced and quartered 
  • 1 zucchini, sliced and quartered 
  • 2 cups white mushrooms
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar 
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 teaspoons Italian seasoning 
  • Salt and pepper (to taste)


Preheat oven to 425 F. Line a baking sheet with foil. Place sweet potatoes in bowl and add 1 tablespoon olive oil, 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar, 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning, salt and pepper. Toss to combine. Transfer vegetable mixture (reserve bowl) to sheet pan and spread in single layer. Roast for about 30 minutes, then stir. Place remaining vegetables in bowl and add remaining olive oil, balsamic vinegar, garlic and Italian seasoning. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Toss to combine. Add to sweet potatoes on sheet pan. Roast 10 to 15 minutes longer or until tender. Roasting time may need to be adjusted depending on size of vegetables. Serve immediately.

Note: Feel free to try different vegetables or different seasoning mixtures

Dietary and Nutrition


Vegetables are a nutritional bargain. Most vegetables are naturally low in calories and fat and naturally have no cholesterol. Eating vegetables rich in potassium, such as sweet potatoes, white beans and tomato products, might help decrease bone loss.

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Vary Your Veggies (FN727, Reviewed Dec. 2021)

The food icon, MyPlate, at has many suggestions to help you meet the current recommendations for vegetables.

VARY YOUR VEGGIES: How to Prepare Vegetables (FN1453, Reviwed Aug. 2019)

Try something new! To take advantage of all their benefits, eat a variety of colors every day and vary your cooking methods to add variety to your menus. Cooking methods: microwave, steam, sitr-fry, pan, bake, broil.

This recipe was analyzed for nutrition using Food Processor SQL Nutrition and Fitness Software and tested in the kitchen.