Roast Dinner Vegetables

A home cooked roast dinner is one of life’s real pleasures. Whether it’s for a special occasion such as Easter, or just on any given Sunday throughout the year, your roast dinner is something to take real pride in. The meat is often the star of the show, but what about your roast dinner vegetables? If you get them right, you'll make a great roast dinner, even better.

What Vegetables to have with a Roast Dinner?

In a recent YouGov poll, boiled broccoli was chosen as second to roasted parsnips when it comes to ideal roast dinner vegetables. Beyond broccoli and parsnips, people voted for various other vegetables such as peas, carrots, cauliflower, and green beans.

But the whole point about a roast dinner is that you put in a little bit of extra effort to make it special. So how can you do that with your roast dinner vegetables? Simply by upgrading your basic boiled broccoli to some truly delicious Tenderstem®.

With Tenderstem® broccoli, not only to do you get great flavour, but the stem provides a but the stem provides the perfect contrast to your choice of meat with its crisp and crunchy texture. That’s why the next time you’re looking for alternative roast dinner vegetables, you should pick up some Tenderstem® broccoli.

Does the Choice of Meat Make a Difference to Your Vegetable Choice?

Whether it’s lamb, beef, chicken or pork on the menu, does this impact your choice of roast dinner vegetables? After all, you only have mint sauce with lamb or horseradish with beef.

In truth, vegetables are quite versatile, and that’s especially true for Tenderstem® broccoli. Whether you’re serving it with a perfectly cooked rack of lamb, a slow roasted chicken, or tender slices of beef, the flavour of Tenderstem® will cut through the richness of the meat and provide the contrast in texture that you’re looking for.

How to Cook Vegetables for a Roast Dinner?

You can upgrade your roast dinner vegetables just by changing up the way you cook them. If you’re always boiling your veg, you might be missing out on some incredible flavour that you could gain by griddling or roasting.

Here are a few different ways you can cook Tenderstem® broccoli to go with your roast dinner:

Roast Dinner Recipes

Here’s some of our favourite roast dinner recipes that incorporate Tenderstem® broccoli.