Roasted Root Vegetables

A fall and winter classic. Excellent with Thanksgiving turkey.

INGREDIENTS:
8 tablespoons olive oil
3-4 medium carrots, peeled and cut into inch thick coins
2-3 parsnips, peeled and cut into inch thick coins
2 turnips, peeled and cut into 1 inch cubes
2 medium to large onions, cut into 1 inch wedges
1 sweet potato, peeled and cut into 1 inch cubes
2 golden beets, peeled and cut into 3/4 inch cubes
20 cloves garlic, peeled
1 tablespoon dried rosemary
1 tablespoon dried oregano
3 tablespoons lemon juice
salt and pepper to taste

YIELD: Serves 10 or so

COURSE: Vegetables and Sides

CUISINE: Canadian

Prep Time: 15 min

Cooking Time: 1 hrs 0 min

Total Time: 1 hrs 15 min

DIRECTIONS:

  1. Heat the oven to 400 degrees F. Coat a large roasting pan with 2 tablespoons of olive oil. Add the vegetables, garlic, and herbs to it.
  2. Drizzle the remaining 6 tablespoons of olive oil and the lemon juice over the melange. Season and toss to coat. Roast until tender, stirring occasionally, about 45 minutes to an hour.