Oven-Fried Veggies

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Skip standard potato fries and try oven-fried vegetables instead. Top your crispy Oven-Fried Veggies with Parmesan cheese for a little salty, nutty flavor.

Oven-Fried Veggies
Photo: Kritsada Panichgul
Prep Time:
25 mins
Bake Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
25 mins
Servings:
6

Ingredients

  • 1 cup panko bread crumbs

  • ½ cup grated Parmesan cheese

  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano, basil, or thyme, crushed

  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder

  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper

  • 1 egg, lightly beaten

  • 1 tablespoon milk

  • 4 cup cauliflower florets, broccoli florets, whole fresh button mushrooms, and/or baby carrots, halved lengthwise

  • ¼ cup butter, melted

  • 1 recipe Easy Aïoli or bottled ranch salad dressing (optional)

Easy Aïoli

  • cup mayonnaise

  • 3 cloves garlic, minced

  • 1 teaspoon water

  • ½ teaspoon lemon juice

  • teaspoon kosher salt

  • ¼ cup olive oil

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F. Line a 15x10x1-inch baking pan with parchment paper; set aside. In a plastic bag combine panko, cheese, oregano, garlic powder, and pepper. In a small bowl combine egg and milk.

  2. Add 1 cup of the vegetables to egg mixture; toss to coat. Using a slotted spoon, transfer vegetables to panko mixture in bag; shake to coat. Place vegetables in the prepared baking pan. Repeat with the remaining vegetables. Drizzle with melted butter.

  3. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes or until vegetables are tender and coating is golden, stirring twice. If desired, serve vegetables with Easy Aïoli.

Easy Aïoli

  1. In a medium bowl combine the mayonnaise and garlic. Whisk in the water, lemon juice, and salt until the mixture is smooth. Slowly whisk in the olive oil until combined and smooth. Cover and chill for at least 1 hour before serving. Serve with vegetables, shellfish, or beef.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

169 Calories
11g Fat
12g Carbs
7g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 169
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 11g 14%
Saturated Fat 6g 30%
Cholesterol 62mg 21%
Sodium 222mg 10%
Total Carbohydrate 12g 4%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 7g
Vitamin C 22.4mg 112%
Calcium 111.1mg 9%
Iron 0.5mg 3%
Potassium 245mg 5%
Folate, total 32.3mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.3mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.1mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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