Curried Roast Vegetables with potatoes, onion, carrots, red bell pepper, broccoli and green beans is an Indian-inspired feast that’s perfect as a side dish or festive vegan meal!
Hey, all! Are you craving something super tasty, unique and with global flair in these days of beans, rice and zero travel that’s also super easy? This festive, colorful and flavorful platter of Curried Roast Vegetables is IT!
The inspiration behind this recipe:
When my husband and I were first married, I was a vegetarian. I still love vegetables and vegetarian food to this day and this amazing vegetable dish is a long-time favorite of mine. However, this was actually the first time I ever made this recipe!
I found this recipe by Barbara Kafka in Parade Magazine shortly after my husband and I were married (25 years this fall–OMG!). He also loves to cook and is a good cook in his own right and surprised me one night by making this dish for me. Over the years, he made it several times. I never made it because I let him claim it as his own “specialty.”
Thankfully in my area, one of the things not in short supply during this time of crisis has been vegetables. I wanted to share it with you because it was always one of my favorite recipes and it’s healthy comfort food that’s perfect right now. It’s also FUN to make–and we can certainly use a little more of that!
How to make Curried Roast Vegetables:
- This dish uses a high-heat roasting process. Preheat your oven to 500 degrees. (Yes, 500 degrees! It made me nervous, too, but stick with me.)
- Cut red bell pepper, green beans, potatoes, carrots, broccoli and onion into large chunks. The potatoes should be in wedges.
- Combine the sauce ingredients in a small saucepan and let it simmer on low heat while you roast the vegetables.
- Start with the potatoes. Place them in a large roasting pan, drizzle with oil and season with salt and black pepper.
- Place them in the oven and roast for 15 minutes.
- Flip the potatoes and push them to one side of the pan.
- Add the carrots, red bell pepper, green beans, onion and garlic. Drizzle with oil and season with salt and black pepper.
- Roast for 15 minutes.
- Toss the broccoli with oil, salt and black pepper and place it over the potatoes to keep them from getting too brown. Roast for 15 minutes.
- Almost done… Good enough to eat just like this!
- Pour the heated sauce over the vegetables and carefully stir them.
- Place on a serving platter and garnish with cilantro and lime wedges.
- That’s it!
- If this is our main meal, we serve with basmati rice. Otherwise, it’s a great side dish for any Indian-inspired meal!
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- Brown or white basmati rice
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More vegan and vegetarian Indian-inspired meals!
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- 1 can (14-ounce) crushed tomatoes
- 1 cup vegetable broth
- 2 tablespoons Madras curry powder
- 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
- 2 teaspoons minced or grated ginger
- 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper (optional)
- 2 teaspoons salt, divided
- Freshly ground black pepper, to taste
- 2 large Russet potatoes, peeled and cut into 6-8 wedges each
- 5 tablespoons canola or vegetable oil, divided
- 1 large onion, peeled and cut into 8 wedges
- 4 medium carrots, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch pieces
- 2 cups green beans, stems trimmed and snapped in half (approximately 1/2 pound)
- 12 large cloves of garlic, peeled
- 1 large red bell pepper, membrane removed, cut into 1-inch pieces
- 1 large broccoli crown, cut into florets
- Cilantro sprigs
- Lime wedges
- Place an oven rack in the middle of the oven. Preheat to 500 degrees.
- Combine the first 6 ingredients in a medium saucepan using 1 teaspoon salt or to taste. Bring to a simmer. Let the sauce simmer very slowly over low heat.
- Place the potatoes on a large roasting pan. Drizzle with 2 tablespoons of the oil. Rub the potatoes and pan with the oil and sprinkle with a little salt and pepper.
- Place in the oven and roast 15 minutes.
- Remove pan from the oven, flip the potatoes and push them to one side.
- Place the onions, carrots, green beans, garlic and red pepper in the pan. Drizzle with 2 tablespoons of the oil and sprinkle with salt and black pepper to taste. Roast 15 minutes longer.
- Toss the broccoli with the remaining 1 tablespoon oil. Season with a little salt and pepper. Scatter over the top of the potatoes and return to the oven. Roast 15 more minutes.
- To serve: Pour the sauce over the vegetables and transfer to a serving platter or bowl. Garnish with cilantro sprigs and lime wedges.
Serves 6 as an entree, 8 as a side dish.
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 213Total Fat: 10gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 8gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 662mgCarbohydrates: 31gFiber: 7gSugar: 5gProtein: 5g
The nutritional information above is computer-generated and only an estimate. Please do your own research with the products you're using if you have a serious health issue or are following a specific diet.