Learn the Best Herbs for Vegetables and Start Pairing Today!

Posted On: June 11, 2019

Few things make us as happy as fresh herbs and vegetables. We can’t get enough! What’s best is when these two worlds collide. We see that magic happen every day in our line of work.

A common question we get here at Beetnik is, “What are the best spices for vegetables?” We have a few go-to ideas we’d like to share. Veggie and herb pairings do not have to be complicated. We’ll make it simple with our guide below. (You might want to bookmark this page now for easy access later in the kitchen!)

7 Best Combinations of Herbs and Vegetables to Try

Lucky number 7! You’re going to love these suggestions regarding spices and herbs for vegetables. We just know it.

You don’t have to leave the produce aisle or your garden to look for seasoning. Keep it all fresh and organic. And don’t miss another important guide on our blog: read our article about how to eat organic on a budget. We think you’ll learn a thing or two.

But, onto our herbs for vegetables! We’ll give you four herb options for every veggie below. But we strongly encourage you to taste the freshness with maybe a little salt and pepper at first. You may cherish the vegetables’ core flavor above all. Then begin adding herbs for extra flair, if needed.

1. Herbs that Go with Asparagus

what herbs go well with asparagus

What herbs go well with asparagus? Let’s have a look, shall we? Try some of these:

  • Dill
  • Basil
  • Curry
  • Mustard

Tip: Asparagus is fantastic in stir-fry and risotto. When you research recipes, look for those two styles. We love adding it as a pizza topping, too!

2. Herbs that Go with Zucchini

Herbs for zucchini? We think you’ll enjoy some of these matches:

  • Mint
  • Rosemary
  • Oregano
  • Red pepper flakes

Tip: Zucchini is amazing in pasta dishes. And we love roasting our fresh summer zucchini for tacos. We highly recommend.

3. Herbs that Go with Cabbage

herbs for cabbage

Can’t forget herbs for cabbage, right? Give these a whirl:

  • Bay leaf
  • Fennel
  • Ginger
  • Chives

Tip: Cabbage is so versatile. Eat it raw in slaws. Have it stuffed and steamed. Or enjoy it braised with another beloved veggie. We sometimes like it with our stir-fry in the place of rice.

4. Herbs that Go with Cauliflower

Get down with some herbs for cauliflower:

  • Carraway
  • Tarragon
  • Cumin
  • Coriander

Tip: Because of its super mild flavor, cauliflower can be a variety of things. Whether you’re in the mood for spicy, sweet and sour, or earthy, cauliflower won’t disappoint.

If you haven’t had cauliflower rice, make some. All it takes is a food processor and a little love. We dig its couscous texture. It also makes great pizza crust. Season it based on your appetite. It works well with just about anything!

Like what you’re seeing so far? Are you drooling yet? Drool some more. Find Beetnik meals in a store near you today! You’ll meet with so many outstanding flavor combinations. You’ll get microwave convenience without sacrificing the best of ingredients. Keep reading for more herb pairings!

5. Herbs that Go with Broccoli

herbs that go with broccoli

Next up? We have herbs that go with broccoli:

  • Sage
  • Thyme
  • Marjoram
  • Garlic

Tip: Honestly, you can’t go wrong with broccoli seasoning. It’s so green and earthy. All the herbs play wonderfully with broccoli. It’s a terrific thing. Experiment, and have fun with this veggie!

6. Herbs that Go with Carrots

Let’s hear it for one of our champion vegetables. Here’s the rundown of our favorite herbs for carrots:

  • Basil
  • Rosemary
  • Cinnamon
  • Paprika

Tip: Ah, carrots. What sweethearts! We often throw carrots into salads. We perhaps honey-glaze and bake them. Don’t forget that they make excellent soups and sauces.

7. Herbs that Go with Beets

vegetable and herb pairings

Herbs for beets? Great question. And the answer is:

  • Cloves
  • Allspice
  • Ginger
  • Coriander

Tip: They pair well with nuts. And we love them in salads. But you can also use them in place of meat on burgers and sandwiches. Remember the beet. They are earthy and powerful.

We have so many favorite vegetable and herb pairings around our kitchen table. This is just the tip of the massive pairing iceberg.

Above all, try things. You determine what works best together. You know yourself and your loved ones best. Whip up some unique masterpieces with your own personal stamp and unique seal of approval.

Try Beetnik’s Organic Frozen Dinners Today!

Check out Beetnik’s frozen organic meals! You won’t be sorry. We not only bring the best herbs and vegetables together but also focus on quality, humanely-raised, and convenient meals. Because we understand that we’re all on the go – at least sometimes. That doesn’t mean we should shrug off the beautiful duty of being good to our bodies.

Let us help you today. Who knew a super healthy meal-time solution could be discovered in the freezer aisle? Usually, it’s not. Now, we’re making it possible.


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