Friday, 26 March 2010

Oven Roasted Winter Vegetables with parsley oil

We have potatoes, carrots, sprouts, shallots, garlic
Other than the preparation work, this dish was a doddle to make. Simply drizzled with olive oil, a little seasoning and then roasted in the oven.
In a separate pan, I also roasted some beetroot as I didn't want it bleeding into the other vegetables. When all the vegetables were ready. I piled them elegantly on a plate and served with some parsley olive oil, sharpened a little with white wine vinegar. I enjoyed all the vegetables, except for the beetroot, which I transferred to Ds plate when he wasn't looking.

19 comments:

  1. I am going to miss the winter veggies! Spring here we come!

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  2. Mmm, I love roasted veggies. I would have eaten all of your beetroot;-)

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  3. Beautiful veggies. They made my mouth water.

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  4. Thanks Vic.
    Signs of spring here, but we've still got plenty of winter vegetables to go though.


    Thanks Janet,
    You would have been so welcome to my beetroot :)

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  5. Yum. Those vegetables look like so many jewels. I love your presentation.

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  6. That looks a colourfull meal to tempt those tired taste buds!

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  7. I love roasted beetroot, and all the others too, delish!

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  8. Can't go wrong with roasted veg can you? Hope this means you are feeling better now too!

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  9. I love the idea of the parsley oil- will have to try it. Do you just blend parsley, olive oil and the vinegar in a food processor?

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  10. I love roasted veggies, these look deelish. The parsley oil is a very nice touch. I feel the same as you about the beets! LOL!

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  11. mmm looks so good with the parsley oil. Were having roast veg pasta tonight for dinner :)

    Rose

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  12. MMMMMM,...I so love well roasted & tastty veggies!! That parsley oil with the white wine vinegar in it sounds so exciting! Yeah!

    Fab presentation too in the last picture!

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  13. Thank you CatsnGrams. The vegetables were moist.



    Thank you Rose. I try to make the plate look good for the photo, I assure you I don't always plate them up so prettily.


    Thanks Peggy. It sure was a colourful plate. The parsley oil especially perked up the other flavours.


    Cathy. Thanks. You would have beenwelcome to my roasted beetroot. I am obviously still learning to like them :D


    Thanks TheFastestIndian,
    Though still sitting on my throat. Yes, I def. much better.



    HI Funkbunny. I knew I needed something for the roast vegetables, and it was going to be some gravy, but I had some parsley. So I put a good handful with the stems into the food processor, with a generous glug of olive oil and some white wine vinegar pretty much to taste. As I blended I just kept tasting it so it was to my liking. Please do have a go and make it to suit your taste buds. It would work well with coriander too. I think its pretty versatile and could be used for pasta and potato salad.


    Hi there Rose.
    I hope your doing well. YOu certainly are a busy bee with work these days, which is good. Its good to be busy.

    I haven't had roasted vegetables with pasta for a while, the one time I do eat that kind of dish is during the summer, when courgettes and peppers are plentiful.



    Thank you Sophie, I do think the parsley oil was needed (or gravy) otherwise the roasted veg would have been dry.

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  14. Thank you HannahBanana aka Amanda.

    The parsley oil was really good and pretty versatile. Thanks for being in the same boat as me re the beetroot. Have a wonderful weekend!

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  15. oohh yummy scrumy, nothing like the taste of roasted veggies :-)

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  16. These looks perfectly cooked-I want some...

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  17. I agree Scented Sweetpeas.
    I love roasted veggies, my favourite way to eat veg - actually.


    Stella, they were all perfectly cooked. Sorry, all gone. I'd have been happy to have shared them with you, esp. the beetroot :D

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  18. Looks and sounds lovely and thanks for making me LOL at the beetroot transfer story :)

    PS sorry for not being around of late, life or maybe its just me got in the way....

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  19. Thanks Kella. Its so true. Honest :D
    And please, no need to apologise, this is blog world - our real life takes priority. But thanks for your kind words, means a lot.

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