Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Roasted Veggies with Pineapple


Pineapple is one of my favorite things to add to foods.  It's sweetness blends well with many foods and changes it just enough to make it unique or different. I just added pineapple to baked beans last night. I also love what it does for topping on a meatloaf with BBQ sauce. Eating with a pile of roasted veggies was incredible as well.



The beauty of this recipe is that you can add what you'd like from the refrigerator.  Don't skip the garlic though.  It might not be your first choice with pineapple but I loved the contrast in flavors. It certainly made for an awesome, healthy side dish!


Roasted Veggies with Pineapple Recipe
Adapted from Our Eating Habits

1 can pineapple chunks
2 small zucchini, sliced into coins
1 handful of baby carrots
2 bell peppers
1 onion, chopped into chunks
3 cloves of garlic, minced
2 tsp. celery salt
1/2 tsp. cayenne pepper

Combine all the veggies, the pineapple in the juice and the spices together in a 9 x 13 in. baking dish.  Bake at 425 for about 25 minutes or until veggies are done to your liking.



8 comments:

  1. That looks delicious. I love pineapple mixed with grilled veggies too. It adds such a fresh flavor - that perfect mix between sweet & savory. Mmmm. We have one here now, all ready for grilling!
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  2. Oh wow that sounds fantastic, definitely on my 'to do' list. Diane

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  3. Brilliant! We will definitely be enjoying this recipe soon. Thanks -

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  4. Interesting combination. I'm always a bit hesitant at baking/cooking fruit.

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  5. I love the way you did those veggies! Pineapple is the best and great when it's heated. Have to try this one!

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  6. I have been loving roasted veggies lately so I cannot wait to try this out! Loce the addition of the pineapple.

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  7. sounds so delicious! the fresh veggies with the sweet pineapple! yum! thanks for sharing!

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  8. I love a sweet/savory mix of veggies! THis sounds great!

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