Recipe: Roasted Root Vegetables
Mastering roasting root veggies is easy. Then you’ll have a nutritious staple side you can return to all fall and winter long!
Here’s something to look forward to every fall and winter — roasted root vegetables. Not only are they packed with essential vitamins and minerals, but they’re fiber-rich, which means they’ll keep you feeling full, longer. Perhaps most important, however, is how flavorful they are. Serve with a roast chicken or fish for a delicious meal.
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1 pound red new potatoes
1 large rutabaga
1 medium orange sweet potato
1 parsnip, about 9 inches long
4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
1.5 teaspoons onion powder
1.5 teaspoons garlic powder
1 teaspoon chili pepper powder
1 teaspoon black pepper
¾ teaspoon sea salt
Makes 6 servings. Serving = 1¼ cups
280 calories, 16 g total fat, 2 g saturated fat, 0 g trans fat, 4 g protein, 34 g total carbohydrate, 7 g fiber, 12 g sugar, 0 mg cholesterol, 420 mg sodium