This is a yummy side dish or a meatless main meal, would also be a lovely side for Thanksgiving or Christmas.
Roasted Vegetable Orzo with Parmesan Cheese
1 package orzo pasta cooked and drained
I cup chopped eggplant
I cup chopped and peeled acorn or butternut squash
1/2 cup carrots chopped
1/2 cup chopped bell peppers, I used yellow and red
1/2 cup cherry tomatoes
1/2 c chopped onion
2T olive oil
1 cup grated parmesan cheese
salt and pepper
Preheat the oven to 400 degrees
Toss all chopped vegetables with 1 T olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Spread on a sheet pan and put into the oven for about 15-20 minutes or until vegetables are fork tender.
Add vegetables to a large bowl and add in cooked and drained pasta, 1 T olive oil, lemon juice, parmesan cheese and salt and pepper. Serve.
*Use what you have on hand this is a great way to use up leftover vegetables, be creative.