Vegetables of every shape, color, and texture are mixed and matched in chef Monica Pope’s innovative and healthy dish. A light but filling option from the menu at Boulevard Bistrot in Houston (4319 Montrose), the multilayered assemblage consists of a pancake of grated and sliced vegetables on the bottom and a mélange of crisply sautéed vegetables and grilled morsels of portobello mushroom on the top. The finishing touches are a swirl of vinaigrette and a drizzle of burgundy-hued beet oil. Every bite—this one with carrots and skinny green beans, that one with sweet corn and zucchini—is different. And your quota of beta-carotene will definitely be supplied for the day.

Try this recipe for Vegetable Stack from Boulevard Bistrot, Houston