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Sweet & Savory Roasted Root Vegetables

These roots are sweet when roasted and the wine provides an extra burst of flavor. The savory herbs and garlic give an extra pop as well. Even non-vegetable lovers will rave about this dish! Double the recipe for some awesome leftovers that are great for breakfast or lunch
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Time
Prep Time: 20 mins Cook Time: 60 mins Total Time: 1 hr 20 mins
Servings 10
Description
These roots are sweet when roasted and the wine provides an extra burst of flavor. The savory herbs and garlic give an extra pop as well. Even non-vegetable lovers will rave about this dish! Double the recipe for some awesome leftovers that are great for breakfast or lunch
Ingredients
    Vegetables
  • 4 carrots (cut into 1" slices)
  • 2 parsnips (cut into 1/2" rounds)
  • 1 rutabaga (peeled and cut into 1/2" cubes)
  • 2 turnips (peeled and cut into 1/2" cubes)
  • 1 fennel bulb (chopped (use bulb and stems))
  • 1 red onion (sliced)
  • 4 red potatoes (cut into bite sized wedges, unpeeled)
  • Seasonings
  • 3 olive oil (extra virgin)
  • 1 Himalayan or sea salt
  • 1/2 rosemary (dried, crushed)
  • 1/2 thyme (dried)
  • 1/2 oregano (dried)
  • 3 fresh garlic (minced)
  • 1/3 cup dry white wine or white wine vinegar (optional)
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Note: you can roast at 350 for 1.25-1.5 hours or 400 degrees for 50 minutes-1 hour. If doubling recipe, cook time may need extended
  2. Cut the carrots, parsnips, rutabaga, turnips, fennel (remove core), and onion according to directions.
  3. Place the vegetables into a roasting pan. Toss with the olive oil and spices and put in oven to roast (reserve the garlic and wine).
  4. Stir while roasting every 20 minutes. With about 20 minutes left in the cooking time, stir in the garlic and wine. Continue to roast for a total of 1.25-1.5 hours at 350 degrees or 50 minutes-1 hour at 400 degrees. Vegetables should be tender when pierced with a fork