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Roasted Roots Recipe

Looking for an easy Roasted Roots recipe? Learn how to make Roasted Roots using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by jgreenman

Makes 6 servings



You'll be amazed at the versatility of roasted root vegetables. You can serve them hot with salt and pepper and a drizzle of olive oil, mash them coarsely, and/or saute briefly in olive oil and season to taste. You also can puree, season and heat them for an elegant side dish.

Recipe Ingredients for Roasted Roots

1 lb. beets
1 lb. carrots
1 lb. parsnips
1 lb. celery root
1/2 lb. turnip
1/2 lb. Daikon Radish

Recipe Directions for Roasted Roots

  1. Preheat oven to 425 [degrees] F. Cut beets and turnips larger than 2-inches in diameter in half. Cut rutabagas into 2-inch chunks. Cut celery root into eighths or 2-inch chunks. Cut large daikon into 2-inch chunks.

  2. Cover 2 large baking sheets with aluminum foil. Spread all root vegetables in single layer on baking sheets. Cover with another sheet of foil. Crimp all edges to seal packet well. Roast until tender, about 45 minutes to 1 hour. Remove from oven. Let cool in foil until cool enough to handle.

  3. Season with salt and pepper just before serving.

  4. Per serving: 207 cal.; 4g prot.; 1g total fat (0 sat. fat); 49g carb.; 0 chol.; 233mg sod.; 12g fiber.

Categories

Main Dish, Vegetarian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 378.0g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
171
Calories from Fat
7
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
0.8g
1%
Saturated Fat
0.2g
1%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
226mg
9%
Potassium
1142mg
33%
Total Carbohydrates
39.3g
13%
Dietary Fiber
10.1g
40%
Sugars
16.6g
Protein
5.1g
Vitamin A 253% Vitamin C 72%
Calcium 11% Iron 11%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
95% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Very low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • Very high in dietary fiber
  • High in manganese
  • High in magnesium
  • High in phosphorus
  • High in potassium
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin B6
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • Very high in sugar
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