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Quick and easy should be just that. Quick and easy! I hate that sometimes when I see a quick recipe is lacks flavor and the diet plate actually ends up tasting like the diet plate. Well, with today’s recipe, you get a big bowl full of nothing short of amazingness! Look at today’s recipe is a formula. I used specific veggies that I happen to like. But let your imagination run wild. The possibilities are endless. And honestly, I don’t think there’s anything better than a pan of roasted green veggies – especially if you season them just right.

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5 cups of your favorite green veggies (I used broccoli, pea pods, and asparagus)

2 large shallots, thinly sliced

1 tablespoon of salt

1 tablespoon of fresh ground pepper

1/2 tablespoon of smoked paprika

1/2 tablespoon of granulated garlic

1/4 cup of olive oil

Zest of 1 lemon

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  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees
  2. Toss all the veggie and shallots together with the olive oil, salt, pepper, paprika, and garlic powder.
  3. Arrange all the veggies in a single layer on a sheet tray or cookie sheet.
  4. Roast the veggies for 13-15 minutes until they’re tender and slightly golden brown in color.
  5. As soon as the vegetables come out of the oven, sprinkle the lemon zest over the vegetables. Enjoy warm.


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