Warm Roasted Vegetable Salad

Recipe by Acerast

Here is a lovely vegetable salad that was shared with my dear SIL by a Danish cook. Loads of lovely vegetable in a balsamic vinaigrette served warm or at room temperature. Not "historical" Danish food but certainly what a contemporary Danish cook would share with guests.

Top Review by Jean R

This is a terrific vegetable salad. It reminds me of a dish I had when I was a young thing touring around Italy. In step 7 it says to bake "until the pepper skins are beginning to blacken." I took this as a clue that I could get rid of those darn skins all together right before serving. I halved the red peppers, removed the seeds and flattened them with my hand. I proceeded with the rest of the recipe. When the pan (I used a cookie sheet lined with aluminum foil) went into the oven I made sure the pepper halves were on top and skin side up. After the roasting was completed I pulled the skins off the peppers and chopped the flesh coarsley. I served the dish at room temperature. Thank you for posting!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 425°F.
  2. Cut the peppers and discard the seeds.
  3. Halve the eggplants lengthwise and cut each into thick slices.
  4. Slice the onions into thin rounds.
  5. Place the laved peppers, eggplants and onions in a large roasting tin.
  6. Add olive oil, thyme, garlic, salt and pepper and combine well.
  7. Bake for 20-25 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the pepper skins are beginning to blacken.
  8. Meanwhile, quarter the plum tomatoes.
  9. Add the plum tomatoes and the goat cheese.
  10. Toss the vegetables and return to the oven for 10-15 minutes more.
  11. Remove the vegetables with a slotted spoon to a serving platter and keep warm.
  12. Drain any remaining juices into a saucepan and add the balsamic vinegar and lemon juice. Bring to a boil and boil for 1 minute.
  13. Cool slightly and add the basil.
  14. Place roasted vegetables on warm plates and spoon warm dressing over.
  15. Garnish with thyme sprigs.

Join the Conversation

  • all
  • reviews
  • tweaks
  • q & a