Roasted Mediterranean Vegetables with Goats Cheese

Another fridge clear out recipe!
The cherry tomatoes were doing nothing in my fridge along with the goats cheese and the sweet peppers.
So, I roasted them all in some lovely olive oil seasoned with salt and pepper - simple as that.
Preheat your oven to 200C/400F/or Gas 6
You will need:
Any amount of the following but here's what I used;
2 small red onions, 1 courgette, 2 sweet pointed peppers - de-seeded, 2 cloves of garlic - sliced and a bunch of cherry tomatoes on the vine. Then a good glug of good quality olive oil, salt and freshly ground black pepper.
2 goats cheese rounds
Cut everything into chunks - not too small and just slice the courgette. Peel and slice the garlic.
Put the lot into a roasting dish - except for the tomatoes. They wont take long to cook so leave them out for now.
Pour over a good glug of olive oil - season with salt and pepper then mix it all about so everything gets coated nicely.
Remember not to put those tomatoes in yet - keep them to one side.
Cook for about 10 minutes then give it a stir. Cook for another 5-10 minutes (just make sure they're not getting too done) then add rub the tomatoes with a little oil then place them onto top of the veg.
Cook for another 5 minutes - and add the goats cheese drizzle with a teeny bit of olive oil and cook for 5 minutes more. Just check but the cheese should have just started to melt.
Remove the lot from the oven and use a cooks blow torch to finish off the goats cheese giving it a nice bit of colour. Serve straight away.


  1. What a perfect dish for this time of year Jan.

  2. You weren't kidding about more cheese! I love how easy and simple this dish is and a blow torch is always fun. I want to go melt stuff now!

  3. My very best favorite meal is roasted vegetables. I just adore them so, never thought to include the Goat cheese though. I will have to give it a try Jan. Thanks for sharing, it looks wonderful!!! BTW, today is National Cheese Day here in the US:)

  4. Hi Jan, may I know which olive oil is your favourite?

    Btw, this roasted veggie and goat cheese dish looks stunning!!

  5. Great photo's Jan. Lovely and colourful. Looks delicious.

  6. Hi Kenny - no particular brand just any good Greek or Italian olive oil is fine by me!

  7. I love it. Simple is best and roasted vegetables is even better.

  8. That's perfect lunch or dinner for this time of year.

  9. Nice before and after photos Jan.

  10. That all looks fabulous Jan! I love roasted vegetables and pairing them with roasted goat's cheese is just pure genious!

  11. Roasted vegetables and cheese! It does not get better than this!

  12. Ahhh-HA! I knew too your fancy lil' torch and finished off that cheese beautifully!

    It's a good thing you're never in a bad mood. Looks delish...transports me to Greece.

  13. Just fantastic, Jan! I am loving all your roasted veggie dishes! So bright and flavorful!

  14. That looks like the perfect girly summer dish! (my husband would, of course, say that it is distinctly lacking in meat ;-))

  15. Jan, that looks gorgeous; I loegoats cheese:-)


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