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Perfect Roasted-Meat & Veggie Pairs

Created January 10, 2017
A wholesome family dinner is totally doable with these winning combos. Simply pair flavorful roasted meats with good-for-you Green Giant Steamers.

When it comes to weeknight dinners, getting a roast in the oven can feel like nothing short of a victory. Take it easy on yourself when it comes to sides and pair your go-to roast with a bag of delicious Green Giant Steamers (or two). Short on inspiration? Behold 10 beautiful combinations below that match flavorful roasted meats (chicken and fish too!) with good-for-you Green Giant Steamers. Dinner = done!


Meat: Roast Pork Loin with Crumb Crust 

Veggie: Broccoli & Cauliflower in Parmesan-Asiago Sauce 

Why it works: A savory crusted pork pairs perfectly with this subtle, Italian-inspired cheese sauce.


Meat: Soy-Brown Sugar-Glazed Chicken Thighs

Veggie: Sugar Snap Peas 

Why it works: Sweet peas and sweet teriyaki are a match made in heaven! Include the squash from the chicken recipe to get even more veggies into your meal.


Meat: Honey Mustard Glazed Salmon 

Veggie: Honey Dijon Carrots 

Why it works: It’s a sweet-meets-savory, honey-mustard feast!


Meat: Roasted Beef Tenderloin 

Veggie: Market Blend 

Why it works: Not only will the colorful peppers, tomatoes carrots and zucchini look beautiful on your plate, they’re tossed in a light-tasting olive oil sauce that works perfectly with the richness of beef.


Meat: Tequila Lime Roasted Turkey Breast 

Veggie: Green Giant® Soutwestern Style Black Beans with Corn and Brown Rice 

Why it works:If you’re craving the flavors of the Southwest, look no further. This savory rice, beans and corn mixture makes a great side for an easy, tequila-spiked turkey breast.


Meat: Seasoned Oven-Roasted Chicken 

Veggie: Cheesy Rice and Broccoli 

Why it works: Who says chicken and rice is boring? A creamy cheese sauce and crisp-tender broccoli complement this super-simple herbed chicken.


Meat: Italian Roasted Pork Tenderloin 

Veggie: Tuscan Seasoned Broccoli 

Why it works: The Italian seasonings in the pork tenderloin play off the parmesan in the broccoli. Add pasta or mashed potatoes and you’re set!


Meat: Roasted Tilapia 

Veggie: Nature's Blend 

Why it works: Serve the colorful Nature’s Blend mixture alongside, or instead of, the veggies in the tilapia recipe for a nutritious, quick-cooking and flavorful dinner.


Meat: Oven Roasted Turkey Breast 

Veggie: Brown Rice Risotto with Carrots, Peas, Onion and Kale  

Why it works: It’s not just for Thanksgiving! Oven-roasted turkey plus plethora of colorful veggies in a creamy brown-rice risotto makes for a lovely Sunday supper.


Meat: Provencal Roast Chicken 

Veggie: Mediterranean Blend 

Why it works: Make it a Mediterranean night with a Provence-inspired lemony chicken and herbed potatoes, zucchini and carrots.