Mediterranean Roasted Vegetable Recipe

Mediterranean Roasted Vegetable Recipe

This Mediterranean Roasted Vegetable Medley is a vibrant and healthful dish, celebrating the bounty of the garden with a colorful array of vegetables, seasoned with fragrant herbs and drizzled with extra-virgin olive oil. Featuring zucchini, bell peppers, cherry tomatoes, red onions, and eggplant, each vegetable contributes its unique flavor and texture, while garlic, oregano, and basil add aromatic depth. The vegetables are roasted to perfection, achieving a delightful char and tender interior, encapsulating the essence of Mediterranean cuisine. Ideal as a side dish or a main for a light meal, this recipe is a testament to the simplicity and nutritional wealth of the Mediterranean diet.

PREP TIME: 5 mins

COOK TIME: 15 mins



1 zucchini, cut into bite-sized pieces

1 red bell pepper, cut into bite-sized pieces

1 yellow bell pepper, cut into bite-sized pieces

1 small eggplant, cut into bite-sized pieces

1 cup cherry tomatoes

1 red onion, cut into wedges

4 cloves of garlic, minced

3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

1 teaspoon dried oregano

1 teaspoon dried basil

Salt and pepper to taste

Fresh parsley, chopped, for garnish



Preheat the oven to 425°F (220°C).

Combine the zucchini, bell peppers, eggplant, cherry tomatoes, and red onion in a large bowl.

Toss with the minced garlic, olive oil, oregano, basil, salt, and pepper until everything is evenly coated.

Spread the vegetables in a single layer on a large baking sheet.

Roast for 25-30 minutes, or until the vegetables are tender and slightly caramelized, stirring halfway through the cooking time.

Garnish with fresh parsley before serving.

Serving Suggestion:

This dish pairs wonderfully with grilled fish or chicken for a protein-packed meal or can be enjoyed on its own with quinoa or crusty whole-grain bread.



– Calories: 160

– Protein: 3g

– Carbohydrates: 20g

– Dietary Fiber: 6g

– Sugars: 11g

– Fat: 9g (Saturated: 1.3g, Monounsaturated: 6g)

– Sodium: 30mg (without added salt)

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