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Simple Roast Vegetables

roast-vegetablesI can’t even tell you how simple this recipe is. I mean, it’s so simple that it shouldn’t even count. I made it all the time because it’s really that easy.

So, how did it come about?

I wanted vegetables. And I wanted to bake them because I just thought that would be so much easier. Set it and forget it, as they say. So I called my mom to ask her if that was possible. She said yes and to generously season them beforehand.

Awesome.

I made this the night I called her and have been making it all the time ever since. It’s so easy, so healthy, and really pretty foolproof. This will definitely be a favorite in your house.

Simple Roast Vegetables

What You Need:

  • yellow squash*
  • zucchini* (*I use one squash and one zucchini per person)
  • salt
  • pepper
  • olive oil

What You’ll Do:

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Preheat the oven to 375.

Chop the veggies. I try to make them the thickness of about two nickles. The more uniform you can chop, the more evenly they’ll bake.

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Pour olive oil on top and generously season with salt and pepper (be a little more generous with the salt than the pepper. I hardly cook with salt but you can’t skip it with these or they’ll be really bland).

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Spread out the veggies in a single layer on a cookie sheet. Bake 25 minutes on a light sheet and 20 minutes on a dark sheet (they will burn on a dark sheet if it’s in there 25 minutes, which is actually how I like them but most people don’t like burnt food).

Serve and enjoy.

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Crystelle

Tuesday 8th of April 2014

Roasted squash and zucchini? Sing me up!!! It was so fun to see this linked up at our party. I pinned!! Thanks much!! :) “hugs” Crystelle Crystelle Boutique

Venessa

Wednesday 2nd of April 2014

OMG....I just brought some squash and zucchini.....I wanted to make ratatouille *I believe that's the correct spelling* but this sounds really good. I think I'll try this.

Cindy @ Hun... What's for Dinner?

Tuesday 1st of April 2014

Mmmm, I've never thought of roasting summer squash and zucchini. Sounds wonderful!