Italian-Style Vegetables

Italian-Style Vegetables is a great roasted vegetable recipe for a savory side. It is best used for large crowds, holidays and/or special events. It uses all fresh vegetables and though it is time-consuming to prepare; it is well worth the end result. Vegetables: Cauliflower, brussels sprouts, carrots, turnips and sweet  potato. It is well seasoned and baked for about (30) minutes. This is also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low cholesterol, low sodium, low carbohydrates, low sugars, heart-healthy, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (2 PointsPlus), (4 SmartPoints) recipe. Makes: (8) servings. Serving Size: (3/4) cup per serving. Italian-Style Vegetables will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.


Non-Stick Cooking Spray
(1/2 lb) Brussels sprouts, brown ends trimmed off, cut in half
1/2 medium-size cauliflower, cut into florets
4 medium-size carrots, peeled, sliced (1/4″ thick)
(1/2 lb) turnips, peeled, cut in 1/2″ cubes
(1/2 lb) fresh beets(greens removed and discarded), peeled, cut into 1/2″ cubes

1 small sweet potato (peeled, optional) cut into 3/4″ cubes
3 Tbsp balsamic vinegar
3 tsp extra virgin olive oil
2 tsp granulated no-calorie sweetener
2 tsp dried rosemary
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 tsp onion powder
1/2 tsp ground black pepper
1/4 tsp salt


1. Preheat oven to 375° F.

2. Spray a 9″ x 13″ baking dish with cooking spray.

3. Thoroughly wash all vegetables, cut and toss together in large bowl.

4. In a small bowl; whisk together the vinegar, oil, sweetener, rosemary, garlic, onion powder, pepper and salt. Pour over vegetable mixture and toss well.

5. Pour the vegetable mixture into the prepared baking dish. Bake for 30-35 minutes, stirring once until all vegetables pierce easily with a fork.

Yield: 8 Servings.
Serving Size: 3/4 cup per serving.

Weight Watchers (2 PointsPlus), (4 SmartPoints)
Carb Choices: 1

Calories: 100, Total Fat: 2g, Saturated Fat: 0g, Cholesterol: 0mg, Sodium: 170mg, Sugars: 8g, Carbohydrates: 19g, Fiber: 5g, Protein: 3g

Original recipe and image from Heartland Food Products Group, LLC.

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