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story.lead_photo.caption Roasted sheet pan vegetables. (Linda Gassenheimer/TNS)

Colorful vegetables cook together on a sheet pan for this easy vegetarian dinner. Roasting intensifies the flavor. You can add any other vegetables to the pan. Use the ones in the recipe as a blueprint for the amounts.

Helpful hints

Look for feta cheese in one block instead of crumbled.

If your dried oregano is over 6 months old or gray-looking, it's time to buy a new one.

Countdown

Preheat oven to 450 degrees Fahrenheit.

Prepare ingredients.

Microwave potatoes.

Place ingredients on sheet pan and roast in the oven.

Shopping list

To buy: two tomatoes, 1/2 pound red or yellow potatoes, one red onion, one bottle balsamic vinegar, one bottle dried oregano, one container minced garlic, one bunch broccoli florets, one block feta cheese (3 ounces needed) and one bunch cilantro.

Staples: olive oil

Linda Gassenheimer is the author of over 30 cookbooks, including her newest, "The 12-Week Diabetes Cookbook." Listen to Linda on www.WDNA.org and all major podcast sites. Email her at [email protected]

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ROASTED SHEET PAN VEGETABLES

Makes: 2 servings

Olive oil spray

1/2 pound red or 1 yellow potatoes

2 medium tomatoes, sliced

1 cup red onion, sliced

1/4 pound broccoli florets cut in half (about 1 1/2 cups)

1 cup sliced feta cheese from a block of cheese (1/4- to 1/2-inch slices)

2 tablespoons olive oil

2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar

2 teaspoons dried oregano

1 teaspoon minced garlic

1/4 cup cilantro leaves on top

Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Line a large baking sheet with foil and spray with olive oil spray. Wash and do not peel potatoes. Cut potatoes into slices and then cut the slices into quarters. Place in a bowl and microwave on high for one minute. Place potatoes on the sheet pan. Place the tomatoes, onion, broccoli and feta cheese slices on the sheet pan in rows. Spray with olive oil spray. Mix olive oil, balsamic vinegar, oregano and garlic together. Spoon sauce over the vegetables and cheese. Place sheet pan in the oven for 15 minutes. Divide between two dinner plates and serve.

Per serving: 511 calories (57% from fat), 32.3 g fat (13.4 g saturated, 11.4 g monounsaturated), 67 mg cholesterol, 17.2 g protein, 43.2 g carbohydrates, 5.3 g fiber, 720 mg sodium.

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