Roasted Piri Piri Veg

  • 15MINS
  • 45MINS
  • Serves 4
  • 213KCAL

Sweet, smoky and spicy, this Roasted Piri Piri Veg might be simple to make, but it’s full of flavour! Coated in a homemade blend of herbs and spices, with a drizzle of honey and a squeeze of lemon juice, the vegetables are baked in the oven until they’re soft and caramelised. They’re delicious served with grilled meat or as a vegetarian meal with a side of fluffy rice.

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NutritionPer Serving

  • Calories213
  • Carbs43g
  • Protein3.1g
  • Fat1.3g
  • Saturates0.3g
  • Sugars26g

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If you’re looking for a new side dish that brings bags of flavour to the table, look no further! This easy recipe fills your plate with deliciously tender, sweet, smoky and spicy vegetables that have been roasted with herbs, spices and honey until they’re golden and caramelised. 

Perfect for serving with grilled meat or fish, these slimming-friendly veggies are super versatile. With hearty sweet potatoes, carrots and colourful peppers in the mix, you can even dish out a bigger portion and add some rice to make a vegetarian-friendly main meal. 

It’s important to chop your vegetables as evenly as possible when preparing this dish – you want all your ingredients to be a similar shape and size, so they’ll cook in the same amount of time. 

Don’t forget, just like any of our recipes, you can adjust the spice level to suit your taste. If you want a bit more of a kick, simply add in a little bit more of the cayenne pepper when you mix together the herbs and spices. 

What diets is this Roasted Piri Piri Veg suitable for?

This Roasted Piri Piri Veg recipe is suitable for vegetarian, gluten-free and dairy-free diets. 

If you’re cooking for people with allergies, please be extra careful when checking ingredients and preparing food!

Do you need any special ingredients to make Roasted Piri Piri Veg?

Nope! All you need is a few fresh veggies and a handful of store cupboard herbs and spices, all of which can be found in the seasoning aisle at your usual supermarket.  

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How many calories are in this Roasted Piri Piri Veg?

There are 213 calories per portion in this Roasted Piri Piri Veg, which means it falls into our Everyday Light category. 

This Roasted Piri Piri Veg is perfect if you’re following a calorie controlled diet, and fits well with any one of the major diet plans such as Weight Watchers. 

As a guide, an average man needs around 2,500kcal (10,500kJ) a day to maintain a healthy body weight. For an average woman, that figure is around 2,000kcal (8,400kJ) a day. Obviously, if your goal is to lose weight then you might want to adjust these slightly! You can read more about these recommendations on the NHS website.

Step 1

Preheat the oven to 160°C.

Step 2

In a large bowl, mix together the herbs, spices, honey, lemon juice and vinegar.

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Step 3

Add the vegetables and toss around until well coated.

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Step 4

Spray the roasting tin with low-calorie cooking spray, then add the vegetables. Spritz the top with a little more low-calorie cooking spray, then cover with tin foil and cook in the oven for 30 minutes.

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Step 5

Remove the foil, increase the oven temperature to 200°C. Give the vegetables a toss around and return to the oven, uncovered for 15 minutes, or until soft and starting to caramelise.

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Step 6

Serve with your choice of accompaniment.

 

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What could I serve with this Roasted Piri Piri Veg?

Almost anything goes with this recipe! Add meat, fish or rice for a filling meal that’s packed with goodness. We like to serve it with any of the following dishes:

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How do you know when Roasted Piri Piri Veg is cooked?

You should roast this Roasted Piri Piri Veg until the vegetables are soft and starting to caramelise. This will take around 45 minutes.

Here in the UK, the standard advice is to cook food until it has reached 70°C and maintained that temperature for 2 minutes. This is to keep you and your family safe! 

How long can you keep Roasted Piri Piri Veg in the fridge?

Once you’ve put it out, ideally you should eat it within 4 hours.

You can store any leftovers of this Roasted Piri Piri Veg in the fridge for 1-2 days. Make sure that you allow them to cool before putting them in a container with a lid and chilling in the refrigerator. 

Can I freeze Roasted Piri Piri Veg?

We wouldn’t recommend freezing this recipe as the vegetables may become mushy when they’re defrosted and reheated. It will taste better when it’s freshly made and eaten right away. 

How do I reheat Roasted Piri Piri Veg?

From chilled: Reheat in a moderate oven for around 10 minutes. 

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Roasted Piri Piri Veg

Sweet, smoky and spicy, this Roasted Piri Piri Veg might be simple to make, but it’s full of flavour! Coated in a homemade blend of herbs and spices, with a drizzle of honey and a squeeze of lemon juice, the vegetables are baked in the oven until they’re soft and caramelised. They’re delicious served with grilled meat or as a vegetarian meal with a side of fluffy rice.
  • Prep Time
    15 MINS
  • Cook Time
    45 MINS
  • KCals 213
  • Carbs 43G

Ingredients

  • 400 g sweet potato, peeled and cut into chunky batons
  • 400 g carrots, peeled and cut into chunky batons
  • 2 mixed peppers, seeds removed and thickly sliced
  • 1 red onion, peeled and thickly sliced
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1 tsp garlic granules
  • 1 tsp onion granules
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • ½ tsp ground cumin
  • ¼ tsp coarsely ground black pepper
  • ¼ tsp cayenne pepper
  • a good pinch of salt
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • 1 tbsp cider vinegar
  • low-calorie cooking spray

large roasting tin

Mixing bowl

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Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 160°C.
  2. In a large bowl, mix together the herbs, spices, honey, lemon juice and vinegar.
  3. Add the vegetables and toss around until well coated.
  4. Spray the roasting tin with low-calorie cooking spray, then add the vegetables. Spritz the top with a little more low-calorie cooking spray, then cover with tin foil and cook in the oven for 30 minutes.
  5. Remove the foil, increase the oven temperature to 200°C. Give the vegetables a toss around and return to the oven, uncovered for 15 minutes, or until soft and starting to caramelise.
  6. Serve with your choice of accompaniment.

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Recipe notes

Tip: Make sure to cut the vegetables into equal sizes and shapes, to ensure even cooking.

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