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: 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: 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.