The Best Normandy Blend Vegetables

Normandy blend vegetables are so delicious and easy to prepare! In just a few simple steps, you can create a scrumptious and colorful side that will impress your guests and your taste buds.

Discover the joy of Normandy blend vegetables. This dish beautifully illustrates that a few well-chosen, high-quality ingredients can create an irresistible symphony of flavors. The star of the show is the Normandy blend itself – a vibrant medley of carrots, broccoli, cauliflower, and squash – made even more delectable by a light coating of olive oil and garlic. Whether you opt for the zesty brightness of lemon or the rich, comforting note of sharp cheddar cheese – or both, each ingredient contributes to a harmonious whole, enhancing the vegetables without overpowering them. Easy to prepare and sophisticated in taste, our Normandy blend vegetables offer a delightful way to bring a touch of delicious simplicity to your table.

More Cooking Methods

Looking for a change of pace with your cooking methods? While roasting is our star technique, here are four other quick and easy ways to bring your Normandy veggies to life.

Steaming: Place veggies in a steam basket over a pot of boiling water. Cover the pot and let it steam for about 5 minutes or until tender to your preference. Be careful not to overcook it to avoid mushiness. Your veggies are now ready to be seasoned and enjoyed!

Microwaving: Arrange the veggies in a microwave-safe dish, add a splash of water, and cover. Microwave on high for 3-4 minutes, stirring halfway through for even cooking. Season as desired and serve warm.

Sautéing: Heat a pan over medium heat and add a bit of oil. Add your veggies and stir frequently for about 10 minutes until they’re golden brown and tender. A touch of your favorite spices can add a delightful twist.

Air Frying: Preheat your air fryer to 400 degrees Fahrenheit. Toss your veggies in a bit of oil and your chosen seasonings. Arrange in a single layer in the fryer basket, then cook for 10-12 minutes until crispy, shaking the basket halfway through.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I use fresh vegetables instead of frozen?

Absolutely! You can use an equal amount of fresh carrots, broccoli, cauliflower, and squash. Just be sure to cut them into bite-sized pieces and adjust the cooking time accordingly.

What dairy-free alternatives can I use for the cheese?

You can substitute the sharp cheddar cheese with plant-based cheese shreds or nutritional yeast for a similar flavor and texture.

Overhead view of a baking sheet filled with normandy blend vegetables.

Storage & Reheating Instructions

Store any leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 4 days. To reheat, place the vegetables in a microwave-safe dish and microwave for 1-2 minutes, or until heated through. You can also reheat them in a preheated oven at 350°F for about 10 minutes.

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Close up view of normandy blend vegetables on a baking sheet.

Normandy blend vegetables are so delicious and easy to prepare! In just a few simple steps, you can create a scrumptious and colorful side that will impress your guests and your taste buds.

Prep Time 5 minutes

Cook Time 20 minutes

Total Time 25 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 bag 32 oz of Frozen Normandy Blend Vegetables
  • 2 cloves of Garlic minced
  • 2 tablespoons of Olive Oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon of Salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon of Black Pepper
  • Zest and Juice of 1 Lemon optional
  • 1/2 cup of Sharp Cheddar Cheese grated (optional)

Instructions

  • Preheat your oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit.

  • Place the frozen Normandy blend vegetables in a sealable bag or a large bowl.

  • Add the minced garlic, olive oil, salt, and black pepper to the vegetables. Toss until the vegetables are evenly coated.

  • Transfer the coated vegetables onto a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.

  • Bake the vegetables for 18-20 minutes, or until the florets start to turn slightly brown and the carrots are tender-crisp.

  • Remove the vegetables from the oven. Optionally, drizzle the cooked vegetables with the lemon juice, then sprinkle the lemon zest and grated sharp cheddar cheese on top.

  • Serve hot and enjoy your meal!

Notes

If you prefer to cook with fresh vegetables, you can use an equal amount of carrots, broccoli, cauliflower, and squash cut into bite-sized pieces. Follow the same instructions as with the frozen vegetables, but reduce the cooking time by 3-5 minutes.

Calories: 43kcal | Carbohydrates: 0.4g | Protein: 0.1g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.5g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Sodium: 97mg | Potassium: 6mg | Fiber: 0.1g | Sugar: 0.01g | Vitamin A: 9IU | Vitamin C: 0.3mg | Calcium: 2mg | Iron: 0.1mg

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