Roasted vegetables with pasta

Roasted veggies are so versatile and delicious as part of a vegetarian meal. The beans add protein to make a wholesome, balanced mid-week supper. Or leave out the pasta and beans and serve veggies as a side dish with chicken or fish.

Ready in

1 hour 15 mins

Serving size

Serves 6

Ingredients

  • 1 medium (750 g) butternut, cubed
  • 4-5 baby marrows, thickly sliced
  • 250 g mushrooms, quartered (optional)
  • 1 onion, thickly sliced
  • 1 tomato, cut in wedges
  • 3 tbsp (45 ml) grape vinegar
  • 2 tsp (10 ml) sugar
  • 1 tbsp (15 ml) sunflower oil
  • 2 tsp (10 ml) dried origanum or rosemary
  • lemon juice and black pepper to taste
  • 1 x 410 g tin butter beans, drained
  • 300 g ribbon noodles or any pasta of your choice
  • ½ tsp (2,5 ml) salt
  • 2 tbsp (30 ml) chopped fresh origanum or parsley

Method

  1. Preheat oven to 180 °C. Place veggies in a single layer in an oven dish.
  2. Mix vinegar, sugar, half the oil, dried herbs and season with lemon juice and pepper.
  3. Pour vinegar mixture over veggies and toss until well coated. Roast for 30-45 minutes or until the veggies are cooked. Stir in the beans to warm through. Keep warm.
  4. Meanwhile, bring a large pot of water to the boil. Add pasta and salt. Cook until tender and drain well. Stir in remaining oil.
  5. Mix veggies and beans with warm pasta and sprinkle with fresh herbs.
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Tips

  1. Fry veggies in the vinegar mixture in a large pan. Reduce heat and simmer with a lid for 30 minutes or until the veggies are cooked. Stir in beans and pasta as above.
  2. Sunflower seeds are delicious sprinkled over the veggies.
  3. Vegetarian lasagne: Layer these veggies with a white sauce and lasagne sheets or the noodles. Bake for 30 minutes or until golden brown.

Roasted veggies - 3 ways

These roasted vegetables are so versatile and can be used in many different ways. Enjoy as a side dish with fish or meat, as a vegetarian meal or top with an egg for a wholesome breakfast.

Roasted vegetables infographic

This recipe is from Cooking from the heart, 1st edition

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