I like roasting vegetables because of how easy it is to prepare them this way. You don’t have to constantly keep an eye on them to make sure they don’t overcook like you would if you were cooking them on the stove.
You can simply season your veggies and pop them into the
Frozen vegetables will thaw and cook nicely in the
Probably my favourite reason for roasting frozen vegetables in the
Roasting heats them up in a safe way that doesn’t get rid of those essential nutrients, giving you the full benefits in a tasty way.
On top of all that, you can get some great flavour out of your veggies by roasting them in the
They can be so amazing when you cook them properly, and if you take time to season them well, they are every bit as flavourful and savoury as any unhealthy food.
Plus, if your kids hate raw veggies, roasting them keeps them very healthy and makes them more palatable. Your broccoli, cauliflower, carrots, and other vegetables are more likely to taste good to your kids when the veggies are roasted compared to when you serve them raw.
They are easier to eat and have a more satisfying and pleasing texture to them. I find roasting vegetable works very well for getting kids to gobble them up.
The two reasons most kids don’t like vegetables is because they can be tough to eat (due to their hardness) and the flavour is either too bland or not pleasant. You can address all of that by seasoning them and then roasting the vegetables, making something that kids are more likely to enjoy.
How to Roast Frozen Vegetables in the
Most frozen vegetable scan be cooked in a similar way in your
It’s a good idea to knock off as much of the ice from the vegetables as you can before putting them in the
Next, prepare a baking sheet for them. It’s not a bad idea to grease or spray the
You don’t need to do anything to the baking sheet, if you don’t want to. You can just cook the vegetables straight on the tray in the
Any kind of vegetable seasoning mix will work well, or you can make your own with some experimentation. I take fresh herbs from my garden and grind them up, then store them in an airtight container. I season my pizza, veggies, meat, and pasta with it to wonderful results.
Most veggies cook for about 12 minutes, turning brown and tender by that point. Zucchini, broccoli, peas, cauliflower, and many more cook fairly fast. Others- like butternut squash, carrots, and Brussel sprouts- are hardier and will take longer to cook. They may take as long as 30 minutes to roast at 450 degrees Fahrenheit.
Seasoning Options for Roasted Vegetables
Roasting frozen vegetables in the
You could go for an Asian flavouring, using soy sauce, sesame seeds, sesame oil, peanut sauce, curry, or brown sugar.
For a cheesy vegetable, try Parmesan cheese or any kind of shredded cheese. Pay attention to how long you are cooking your veggies and cheese for and ensure that you don’t burn the cheese.
Try an Italian style veggies dish by dripping some balsamic vinegar over them and adding Italian herbs and olive oil.
Make your veggie savoury and delicious by roasting them with minced garlic and sliced onions.
Roasting Frozen Vegetables in
You can cook your veggies in the
Add some oil to them to give them a roasted texture. Lay them flat in the
Firmer vegetables like carrots, squash, pumpkin and beets will take longer to cook, so expect them to cook for 20-25 minutes in the