Maple Roasted Root Vegetables

January 20, 2012
by Jenise Aminoff

Here’s a good recipe for folks trying to make use of seasonal root vegetables:

Maple-Roasted Root Vegetables
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Ingredients
  • 1 large onion or 2 shallots or 2 medium leeks, diced in ½ inch cubes
  • 1-2 medium potatoes, diced in ½ inch cubes
  • 1-2 sweet potatoes, peeled and diced as above
  • 2-4 beets, red and/or golden, peeled and diced
  • ½-1 celeriac, peeled and diced
  • 2-4 carrots, cut in thick rounds
  • ¼ cup sunflower oil
  • ¼ cup melted butter
  • 3 T maple syrup
  • salt to taste
Instructions
  1. Place all root vegetables in a large bowl and toss with remaining ingredients. Spread out evenly on a baking sheet and roast at 400 degrees F for 45 minutes or until fork-tender. Tip: to speed cooking time, slice all vegetables to ¼ inch thickness, but you will need two baking sheets and extra sunflower oil and/or melted butter to coat.
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