Plant-Based Cooking 101: How to Cook Vegetables – Wit & Delight


Image by Sonja & Alex Overhiser, A Couple Cooks

The key to plant-based eating? Making vegetables taste so good, you can’t get enough of them. Now’s the time to expand your knowledge of how to make vegetables taste 100% delicious (#stayhome). As a food blogger, cookbook author, and toddler mom, I’ve learned the very best way to get anyone to eat their veggies is using one of these no-fail methods to cook them. Here’s a basic tutorial that works for any veggies you’ve got…like my favorite way to make broccoli taste as irresistible as french fries. (Really!)

Related: Head to my first article in this series, Plant-Based Eating: How to Actually Do It.

First Up: Knife Skills 101

To master vegetables, first you’ve got to master knife skills! This is where many home cooks are tripped up. Make sure you’ve got a large, sharp chef’s knife. It’s key to cutting vegetables quickly and correctly. (Here’s a chef’s knife we recommend.)

How to cut each vegetable? Well, that’s a whole cooking class in itself! Here’s a list of tutorial videos to guide you through the cutting process for 20+ of the most popular vegetables. Go to Knife Skills 101: Video Tutorials.

Plant based cooking 101
Image by Sonja & Alex Overhiser, A Couple Cooks

Favorite Method: Roasting Vegetables

Ok, let’s get to the cooking! Roasting vegetables is my number one favorite way to cook them. It brings out a sweet, earthy flavor, and they come out tender on the inside and crispy…

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