healthy baked vegetables

Healthy Baked Vegetables with cheese sauce

The baked healthy vegetables delicious recipe comes with simple step-by-step instructions and is a great way to prepare a large number of delicious veggies in a short amount of time. To make your favorite vegetable dish, follow these easy-to-follow steps.

healthy baked vegetables

Besides baking vegetables, you can also roast them to get a variety of flavors. You can prepare a healthy baked vegetable side dish in advance, and store them in the fridge for up to two days. Later you can bake, and serve. To serve, sprinkle the baked veggies with black pepper and salt and fill them with a delicious cheese sauce.

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How to start with a baked healthy vegetable recipe?

Select the Vegetables

Healthy vegetables are rich in nutrients and vitamins. It boosts your immune system and helps keep you healthy.

Marinade

Olive oil and salt, garlic crushed pepper, and fresh herbs are the ideals to marinate your veggies.

Roast Or Grill

Grilling is an easy way to cook your veggies. However, another method, the process of oven roasting takes a long time to cook your vegetables.

Prepare sauce

The majority of people prefer using tomato sauce as a base for their dishes and cheese sauce to bake. I like having cheese sauce that is rich in cheddar. It also creates a smokey flavor and smooth texture, which I loved.

Bake the vegetables

Sprinkle the cheese mixture on top with the addition of a little olive oil and oregano along with crushed chili pepper. Make sure to add cheese. Bake at 167°F for 6-8 minutes.

Serve along with…

It could be served in the form of an appetizer main dish along with chilled cucumber mayo.

healthy baked vegetables

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Choose your vegetables

This is an essential element for any food recipe that you make. Pick suitable vegetables for the healthy baked recipe.

It is contingent on the availability of your season and the price. It’s difficult for people in people in the low-mid range to purchase vegetables that are not seasonal or aren’t available in the local market.

vegetables

Always pick the fruits and vegetables that are in season. I used green zucchini, eggplant, tomatoes, and onions for preparing the recipe for healthy baked vegetables. These vegetables are all readily available and not too expensive.

Marination

Marination can enhance the dish’s taste, which is what you’re looking for. The primary marinade for any vegetable is garlic, seasoned with olive oil, salt, crushed pepper, and herbs. Instead of this, you can also use basil (pesto sauce), mustard, and balsamic marinades.

Grilling Method of healthy baked vegetables

This is a quick way to cook your veggies. It is essential to marinate your vegetables in a marinade before grilling. Grill at medium heat, and keep the grilled vegetables in a separate bowl.

grill vegetables

Roast is the most effective method to cook your veggies for the flavorful smoke. However, it can take an extended time to cook, or you’ll need an oven.

Prepare Cheese Sauce

Cheese sauces are ideal to be paired with healthy vegetables that are baked. It is rich in nutrients and has low calories. You can also add plenty of cheddar to the cheese sauce for even more delicious cheesy flavors.

baked healthy vegetables

If you are not a fan of cheddar, you could use melting brie instead. Another option is mozzarella cheese which can be used in baking healthy vegetable recipes.

Bake your vegetables

Preheat your oven or salamander the bake the vegetables. Spread the cheese, sprinkle olive oil, add little herbs, and bake at 160 degrees for 6 to 7 minutes.

If you do not have any of these, you can use the micro oven for baking. Before baking, check your seasoning of sauce and vegetables for the best results of your dish.

healthy baked vegetables

Accompaniment

Serve hot along with side Italian crudest, like olive oil, oregano, and little chilly flakes. Or else, it is served along with any salads. Best to have at dinner as a min course or appetizers.

‘” Lastly, if you’re serving these healthy baked vegetables as a side dish, consider adding them to your favorite salad or soup. These are healthy, tasty, and can be served alongside meat, poultry, or seafood.”

Healthy Baked Vegetables

Healthy Baked Vegetables

Cooked with cheese sauce,

Recipe by Biraj Kumar
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Course: Main, AppetizersCuisine: American, ItalianDifficulty: Medium
Servings

5

servings
Prep time

24

minutes
Cooking time

24

minutes
Calories

214

kcal
Baking Time

8

minutes
Resting Time

3

minutes
Total time

1

hour 

Ingredients

  • Vegetables
  • 1 no Green Zucchini

  • 2 no Tender Eggplant (medium-sized)

  • 5 no Tomatoes (large)

  • 3 no Carrot (medium)

  • Cheese Sauce
  • 2 cup Cooking Cream

  • 1 tbsp Chopped Garlic

  • 1 cup Bechamel

  • 1/2 cup Cheddar Cheese (grated)

  • 1/2 tbsp Salt

  • 1/2 tbsp Sugar

  • 2 tbsp Butter (unsalted)

  • A pinch of crushed pepper

  • Marinate the vegetables
  • 2 tbsp Chopped Garlic

  • 3 tbsp Olive oil

  • 1/2 tbsp Dried Oregano

  • Salt

  • Crushed Pepper

  • Chilly flakes (optional)

  • Baking and Garnishing
  • 1 cup Cheddar cheese (grated)

  • 1 tbsp Olive oil

  • Dried oregano

  • Fried basil

  • Sun-dried tomatoes

Directions

  • Cook the vegetables
  • Cleanse your vegetables thoroughly and strain them well. Wipe the vegetables with a cloth napkin. Cut the vegetable, which must be cut in 3/4 thick slices.

    Put them in an additional bowl. Rub or marinate them in olive oil, garlic chopped and salt, crushed pepper, and oregano. Make sure to marinate well and keep them in a separate dish.

    Make sure they are evenly cut and well coated with olive oil marination.
  • Preheat the pan, heat olive oil, and place the marinade vegetables one by one. Grill them on both sides with drizzle olive oil until 60 percent cooked. The Olive oil helps the vegetables cook evenly and gives them a rich flavor.
    Then keep them separate trays.

    grilled eggplant
  • Prepare cheese sauce
  • In a large skillet, heat butter, add garlic and stir for a few minutes. Reduce the heat. Mix in 1/2 cup the bechamel sauce, blend well, adding seasoning.

    Then, stir slowly for a few minutes before adding the cheese and cooking cream, stirring until the sauce has texture. Ensure the seasoning is correct, and then remove the sauce from the flame.


    making cheese sauce
  • Place on a baking tray
  • Then take the grilled vegetables spread them out on a baking tray. Place them one by one, so they do not seem too crowded. Then pour the cheese sauce on top of this, sprinkle the grated cheese, drizzle with olive oil, and season with pepper and oregano.

    Then place the baking sheet pan in a preheated 170 degrees oven or salamander for 6 to 8 minutes. When the cheese is baked, remove it from the oven, and rest it for 3 minutes to cool.

    baked healthy vegetables
  • Garnishing and serving
  • Then transfer into a serving plate. Drizzle with olive oil, sprinkle the oregano, and crushed pepper. Or else you can garnish with fried basil or sun-dried tomatoes. Serve hot as an appetizer or a main course.


    healthy baked vegetables

Nutrition Facts

5 servings per container

Serving Size5 servings


  • Amount Per ServingCalories214
  • % Daily Value *
  • Total Fat 16.5g 26%
    • Saturated Fat 4.4g 23%
  • Cholesterol 4mg 2%
  • Sodium 307mg 13%
  • Potassium 395mg 12%
  • Total Carbohydrate 12.7g 5%
    • Dietary Fiber 3.7g 15%
    • Sugars 6.3g
  • Protein 6.5g 13%

  • Calcium 7%
  • Iron 6%

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

Biraj Kumar

My food blog is all about cooking, food, and healthy living. You’ll find recipes for every meal of the day and tips for new recipes Ideas.

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