This is a great fall recipe and it’s incredibly simple. Grab a colorful variety of your favorite root vegetables: carrots, beets, potatoes, squash, parsnips, or whatever sounds good to you, chop them up into bite-size pieces, toss them with some oil and seasonings, and roast away!
Packed with good carbs and vitamins, you can serve this as a side dish or a main meal. Either way, you’ll get all the nutritional benefits of eating a variety of beautiful fall veggies!
2 cups sweet potatoes, chopped
2 cups carrots, chopped
2 cups whole Brussels sprouts
2 cups beets, chopped
1 cup celery root, chopped
3 cloves garlic halved
2 tsp oregano
2 tsp thyme
4 Tbsp olive oil
Salt and pepper to taste
Preheat oven to 425°
Combine all ingredients in a large bowl and toss to evenly coat all the vegetables with oil and seasonings. Transfer to a light oiled roasting pan.
Roast for about 45 minutes, stirring occasionally, or until vegetables are tender.
Per serving: 208 calories (88 from fat), 9.8g total fat, 1.4g saturated fat, 0mg cholesterol, 108mg sodium, 29.5g total carbohydrate (6.4g dietary fiber, 7.6g sugar), 3.6g protein, 130% vitamin A, 70% vitamin C, 7% calcium, 12% Iron
- Good Points: No cholesterol and sodium, high in dietary fiber, manganese, potassium, and very high in Vitamins A & C