These vegetable recipes will delight and inspire you. There’s no need for another reason to feel lazy about Monday. recharge your joy at the beginning of the week with healthy vegetable dishes. From healthy and easy steamed and roasted vegetables to rich and inviting casseroles and gratins, you’re sure to find a recipe in this list.
Broccoli and Cauliflower Casserole
This flavorful broccoli and cauliflower bake is baked with a white sauce and a Parmesan cheese and buttery bread crumb topping. If you want a richer sauce, add some cheese to the white sauce or add cream instead of milk. You can include leftover baby carrots, as well, or any other hardy vegetables that won’t wilt during the cooking process.
Roasted Celery Root
You may pass by celery root (or celeriac) in the produce market, but it’s a root vegetable with great potential. This roasted celery root recipe is simple and transforms the veggie into a tasty side that’s ready in 30 minutes. One way to really bring out celery root’s flavor is to roast it. This method of cooking creates a lovely crispy exterior and a meltingly soft interior—much like a good roast potato.
Whether served as a side, appetizer, or main dish this asparagus pizza recipe is sure to please. The fresh pizza is quick and easy, and you can use any crust: store-bought, homemade, gluten-free, or whole wheat. The toppings include asparagus, baby arugula, and ricotta, mozzarella, and Parmesan cheeses.
Stuffed Spaghetti Squash
Stuffed spaghetti squash is a brilliant recipe that works as a main dish or side. A filling of cherry tomatoes, garlic, onion, Swiss chard, and Parmesan cheese is cooked inside the squash with fresh oregano and rosemary for extra flavor. It’s an easy recipe to make vegetarian or vegan, too.
Classic French Ratatouille
Ratatouille is a traditional French dish made of eggplants, tomatoes, and zucchini. It’s often served as a side dish with lamb or other meats or poultry—even fish. Served over rice or couscous, it makes a hearty meal. This ratatouille recipe uses zucchini, yellow squash, and toasted pine nuts.
Once cooked, these recipes soar and the mealtime will be taste better. The vegetable then becomes a lovely side dish for roast meats and also makes a beautiful base vegetable for a soup. The vegetable dishes can also be added to any other main dish—once served, it doesn’t get lost in the appetite.