How To Roast Fruits and Vegetables

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Curious how to roast fruits and vegetables together in the oven? It’s as easy as it is delicious!

Don’t throw away produce that is starting to age or show signs of distress. Simply roast it! It is as easy as 1-2-3. Fruits and veggies taste great when roasted together. You’ll love the sweet and savory flavors.

How To Roast Fruits and Vegetables in the Oven

Step 1:

Begin by prepping the produce you want to use. Wash, peel, core, and slice each produce item as you typically would, depending on the item.

How to roast fruits and vegetables

Step 2:

Place prepped produce into a large mixing bowl. Drizzle with olive oil, sprinkle with salt and pepper, then mix.

How To Roast Produce

Step 3:

Spread the the produce mixture evenly onto a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Lay a few sprigs of fresh thyme on top.

How to roast fruits and vegetables

Step 4:

Roast in the oven at 400 degrees for 15-20 minutes, or until it is fork-tender and juices are starting to release. Divide produce evenly into bowls and serve.

How to roast fruits and vegetables

Some of our favorite fruits and veggies to roast together are sweet potatoes, pears, strawberries, and green grapes — but you can use any produce items you have on hand.

Next time you are worried a piece of fruit or a veggie is starting to turn, don’t throw it away. Roast it instead! This kitchen sustainability hack will help your dollar go further in the produce department while providing a delicious side dish or snack.

How to roast fruits and vegetables

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What is your favorite fruit or veggie to roast? Tell us in the comments below!

About Lori

Lori Taylor is the Founder & CEO of The Produce Moms. For ten years she sold fresh produce to over 300 grocery stores throughout the United States, and today she is fully focused on working with the produce supply chain, media, and government to increase fresh produce access & consumption in the US and around the globe. Connect with Lori on LinkedIn.

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