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postheadericon Roasted Mixed Vegetables

5.00 avg. rating (93% score) - 4 votes

Roasted Mixed Vegetables is a delicious and easy recipe for a fabulous oven roasted side. It takes less than (1) hour from start to finish and is also a good option for holiday crowds and large gatherings. This is a low calories, low carbohydrates, low fat, low sodium, low cholesterol, low sugars, heart-healthy, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (3 PointsPlus), (4 SmartPoints) recipe. Summary: Butternut squash, bell peppers, onions, fresh green beans and bacon with a vinaigrette and Dijon mustard dressing make up this tasty, oven roasted side dish. Makes: (8) servings. Roasted Mixed Vegetables will be loved by all of your family, friends and guestsroasted-mixed-vegetables.

Prep Time: 20 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 30 Minutes.
Total Time: 50 minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

Non-stick cooking spray
4 slices bacon, (cut into 1″ pieces)
3 tbsp balsamic vinaigrette salad dressing
1 tsp Dijon mustard
1 tsp granulated sugar
1 butternut squash, peeled, (cut into 3/4″cubes),
about 3 cups

(1/2 lb) fresh green beans, trimmed
2 red bell peppers, quartered
1 onion, cut into 6 wedges

DIRECTIONS:

1. Preheat oven to 425º F.

2. Cook and stir bacon in a large skillet until crisp. Remove bacon from skillet with slotted spoon; drain on paper towels. Discard all but 2 Tbsp drippings from skillet.

3. Pour reserved drippings into a small bowl. Add in the salad dressing, mustard and sugar; mix well. Reserve 1 Tbsp. dressing mixture for later use. Add remaining dressing mixture to combined vegetables in a large bowl; mix lightly. Spread onto a rimmed baking sheet sprayed with cooking spray.

4. Bake for 30 minutes or until vegetables are tender, turning after 15 minutes.

5. Spoon vegetables into a bowl. Add in the bacon and reserved dressing mixture; mix lightly.

YIELD: 8 Servings.
SERVING SIZE: 3/4 cup per serving.

Weight Watchers (3 PointsPlus), (4 SmartPoints)
Carb Choices: 1

Diet Exchange:
1/2 Starch + 1 Vegetable + 1 Fat

Original recipe and image from Kraft Foods. http://www.kraftrecipes.com/recipes/roasted-butternut-squash-medley-136980.aspx

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION:
Calories: 110, Total Fat: 6g, Saturated Fat: 1.5g, Cholesterol: 5mg, Sodium: 150mg, Sugars: 6g, Carbohydrates: 12g, Fiber: 3g, Protein: 3g, Vitamin A 130 %DV, Vitamin C 45 %DV, Calcium 4 %DV, Iron 4 %DV

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