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Bzdhkap Jan 19, 2007 12:04 PM

Is it possible to successfully roast frozen vegetables..... cauliflower,green beans, asparagus, etc.?
[I was thinking that maybe it would work, if you defrosted them first, and squeezed out as much water as possible.]
If anyone has done this successfully, can you please share your method/recipe?

Thanks so much!

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    BellaCalabrese Jan 19, 2007 12:49 PM

    Thanks for the idea! I've never done it, but a Google search produced a lot of results, including this one with directions: http://www.platinumcookware.com/Direc...

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      JGrey Jan 19, 2007 04:06 PM

      I do it a lot, no defrosting necessary. Directly from the freezer onto the sheet pan, toss w/ oo, s&P, whatever other seasonings, and into the oven. As long as you don't crowd the pan too much, all the liquid evaporates pretty quickly, and it browns like normal. I like mine pretty roasted, so I don't even notice much of a texture difference from fresh.

      From frozen, I've done brussels, beans, cauliflower, pearl onions, even corn/red pepper mixes -- good on tacos/nachos.

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