16 Roasted Vegetables That Will Have You Craving More Veggies

Skillet-Roasted Vegetables
Photo: Andy Lyons

Looking for the best roasted vegetable side dish recipes to make any night of the week? Asparagus, beets, potatoes, carrots—really just about any vegetable tastes better when roasted. Whether you do so in a pan or the oven, roasting vegetables ensures a tender texture, caramelized flavor, and crispy goodness you won't get from grilling or boiling. To get you started, we rounded up our best roasted vegetable recipes to make at home.

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Crispy Parmesan-Roasted Butternut Squash

Crispy Parmesan-Roasted Butternut Squash
Andy Lyons

Though roasted root vegetables are widely enjoyed in the fall, this roasted vegetable side dish is a delicious option any time of year. Heck, you can even toss in some risotto to turn this side dish recipe into a full meal.

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Balsamic Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Bacon

Balsamic Roasted Brussels Sprouts Bacon
Andy Lyons

Not sold on Brussels sprouts? Good thing everyone loves bacon! The combination of smoky bacon, sweet balsamic, and oven-roasted vegetables is sure to impress even the pickiest of eaters.

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Roasted Vegetables with Fresh Mozzarella

Roasted Vegetables Fresh Mozzarella
Baline Moats

What's better than easy roasted vegetables? Easy roasted vegetables with melted mozzarella cheese! If you're not a fan of asparagus, no worries. This recipe can be easily adjusted to use green beans instead.

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Roasted Radishes with Chive Vinaigrette

Roasted Radishes Chive Vinaigrette
Bob Stefko

This bold and flavorful roasted vegetable recipe highlights the subtle zest of radishes roasted to perfection in a sheet pan. A light vinaigrette gives this side the perfect touch of flavor, while roasting the radishes gives them a color that will star on any dinner table.

Buy It: Williams Sonoma Goldtouch Half Sheet ($35, Williams Sonoma)

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Spice and Honey Roasted Carrots

Spice and Honey-Roasted Carrots
Andy Lyons

An aromatic mix of spices—including coriander, cumin, and sesame—adds intoxicating flavor to this roasted root vegetable recipe. A hint of sweetness from roasting the carrots with a drizzle of honey complements the delicious spice blend.

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Roasted Vegetables and Chickpeas

Roasted Vegetables and Chickpeas
Andy Lyons

Looking for a roasted root vegetable recipe that's hearty enough to enjoy as a main meal? Try this vegetable side dish that's packed with earthy flavor. The natural sweetness of carrots, sweet potatoes, and red potatoes is showcased by roasting these veggies with chickpeas and a homemade brown sugar-rosemary dressing.

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Maple-Roasted Acorn Squash

Maple-Roasted Acorn Squash
Andy Lyons

A hint of maple gives acorn squash even more sweetness in this easy roasted vegetable recipe. Serve alongside your favorite protein or top with crumbled feta and enjoy all on its own.

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Roasted Acorn Squash and Beet Salad

Roasted Acorn Squash Beet Salad
Con Poulos

Not only do the acorn squash and beets take on a full-bodied boost of flavor when roasted, but these root vegetables also add instant heartiness to a simple green salad. Tie it all together with the sweet-yet-savory maple-mustard dressing drizzled on top. A showstopping addition to any meal, the colors in this roasted vegetable salad recipe look particularly impressive when served on a clean, white platter.

Buy It: Oval Serving Platter ($40, Sur la Table)

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Pan-Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Pan-Roasted Brussels Sprouts
Reed Davis

Butter, thyme, rosemary, and garlic spice up this pan-roasted vegetable recipe. Brussels sprouts get quickly blanched then seared in a heavy skillet, making for a perfectly caramelized and tender side dish.

Buy It: KitchenAid 3-Ply Frying Pan ($70, Target)

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Roasted Cabbage with Olive Tapenade

Roasted Cabbage Olive Tapenade
Andy Lyons

You've never seen cabbage like this. Shallot slices, garlic, and olive tapenade transform the leafy green into a crunchy appetizer in this oven-roasted vegetable recipe. Not an olive lover? No problem! Swap the tapenade for dried tomato pesto.

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Roasted Cabbage with Pears

Roasted Cabbage Pears
Andy Lyons

If you've never tried cabbage and pears, you should. Now's your chance to give them a go. The combination of savory and sweet is elevated even more in this oven-roasted vegetable recipe thanks to the addition of lemon juice and blue cheese.

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Panko Roasted Asparagus

Panko Roasted Asparagus
Andy Lyons

When you're craving a salty basket of fries, try this roasted vegetable recipe instead. The mayo-Dijon mixture packs tons of flavor, and the bread crumbs add a delightful crunch.

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Roasted Sweet Potato and Butternut Squash Salad

Roasted Sweet Potato Butternut Squash Salad
Kritsada Panichgul

Combine the best that fall has to offer in one roasted vegetables recipe: dried cranberries, nuts, and roasted winter veggies are lightly spiced with maple syrup, cinnamon, and nutmeg in this delicious roasted side dish recipe.

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Parmesan-Roasted Cauliflower

Parmesan-Roasted Cauliflower
Kritsada Panichgul

Turn everyone at the table into cauliflower-lovers! This roasted vegetable recipe uses garlic, Parmesan cheese, and panko crumbs to turn basic roasted cauliflower into a vegetable-Parmesan bake recipe you can't get enough of.

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Quinoa with Roasted Beets and Thyme Vinaigrette

Quinoa Roasted Beets thyme Vinaigrette
Jason Donnelly

For a hearty grain bowl that will fill you up, try this roasted root vegetable recipe. Protein-packed quinoa combines with earthy roasted beets in this healthy and hearty meal. Make it vegan by swapping pitted Kalamata olives in for the cheese.

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Skillet-Roasted Vegetables

Skillet-Roasted Vegetables
Andy Lyons

Skillet-roasted new and sweet potatoes are marinated with lemon juice and beet greens to make up this roasted root vegetable recipe. The perfect side dish for any protein, this colorful one-pan dish can be served with chicken, beef, or fish.

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