Friday, February 18, 2011

Baby Greens with Orange Muscat Champagne Vinaigrette and Roasted Veggies

In an attempt to clean out the fridge, I roasted some sweet potatoes, beets, and a giant red onion, all of which came in a recent CSA box. I also dressed some baby greens with an orange muscat vinaigrette and topped everything with an over-easy egg. A simple, healthy, and delicious dinner!

Roasted Veggies
  • Wash, peel, and cut veggies
  • Toss them with salt, pepper, and a little olive oil
  • Roast in a 350 degree oven for about 45 minutes, turning them a few times

Orange Muscat Champagne Vinaigrette

Ingredients
  • 1 part olive oil
  • 2 parts orange muscat champagne vinegar
  • salt to taste
  • pepper to taste

After I dressed the salad, I simply added the veggies and topped each plate with an over-easy egg.





Questions: Do you like roasted veggies? If so, what’s your favorite roasted veggie? I love roasted beets, which is funny because for the first thirty years or so of my life, I wouldn’t touch beets in  any shape or form. I remember my mom growing tons of beets in her garden and then pickling  most of them to preserve them for the winter, and I just didn’t understand how she could eat them… Any exciting weekend plans? I have no plans other than yoga, which I’m really looking forward to.

Be well,
Andrea

15 comments:

  1. I just tried to do yoga on Exercise TV, but all of the videos were not so great. I think I may have to just suck it up and pay for a live class!

    I really do love roasted veggies, especially beets! Sadly, however, beets are a no-no on my FODMAPs diet (they do contain fodmaps...). Sad, right?! I miss beets, especially pickled beets.

    By the way, your salad looks amazing! I love the egg on top. Yum.

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  2. What a perfect meal! Roasted veggies are my favorite.

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  3. AH, this kind of meal is right up my ally.

    Thanks for sharing! My fridge is pretty cleaned out already or I'd be roasting some veggies tonight! Now I have to go shopping!

    MMMMM

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  4. Yes, I LOVE roasted veggies! I was actually thinking about doing the same thing. I have carrots, parsnips, cauliflower, red onion, potatoes. I was just going to drizzle with olive oil and sea salt and pepper. I love your meal though with the egg on top. YUMMY!

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  5. I would have NEVER thought of putting an egg on the salad, but that looks delicious! And it might be a way for me to get in some beets. I'm sold! :)

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  6. I recently tried beets and just loved them!!
    I usually put hard boiled eggs on salads put I love the idea of over easy egg.

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  7. Oh yum. What a delicious way to empty the crisper!!! LOVE roasted vegetables, especially eggplant and peppers.

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  8. What a colorful and wonderful salad. I adore roasted veggies. I think it's a toss-up of which I like the most -- potatoes with a crispy exterior and custardy interior OR Brussels sprouts that get all gloriously caramelized.

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  9. oh yum.....i love roasted veggies.....love how you incorporated them into your salad. i hope you enjoy yoga......we are taking it easy this weekend and hoping for sun :)

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  10. Oh, that salad looks amazing! I love all veggies roasted. It's my favourite way to eat them....

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  11. Just found your blog, its awesome! I LOVE roasted veggies, hmm so yummy and so healthy!

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  12. I make a similar salad with an orange vinaigrette dressing. I love the flavors of beet withs with orange. This looks delicious!

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  13. I don't think I ever met a roasted vegetable I didn't like! My favorites include roasted asparagus, brussels sprouts and cauliflower with a caper vinaigrette.

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  14. This is my kind of meal! I'm such a fan of colorful plates, and a new convert to roasted beets. My mother used to serve us those horrid canned pickled beets. It's taken me a long time to try them again!

    Kristi

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  15. What a delicious looking salad, there's just something about roasting veggies that makes them so tasty.

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