Recipe: Rustic roasted root vegetables


The perfect accompaniment to those hearty winter meals? A heaping pile of roasted veggies.

This recipe is deceivingly easy, but gives some delicious flavor and dazzling color that will leave guests thinking you spent all day in the kitchen.

(Shhh, it’ll be our little secret…)

Rustic Roasted Root Vegetables


  • 2 sweet potatoes
  • 2 parsnips
  • 1 yellow onion
  • 10 heirloom rainbow carrots
  • 2 beets
  • 2 potatoes
  • 1 head cauliflower
  • 1 teaspoon parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon chipotle chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon herbs de provence
  • 1/2 teaspoon celery salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons Parmesan cheese
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil


  1. Preheat oven to 400F, and line two baking sheets with parchment paper
  2. Peel and chop all vegetables into uniformly-sized chunks, about 1/2 inch each
  3. In a large bowl, mix vegetables with all herbs and seasonings
  4. Sprinkle mixture with Parmesan, drizzle with olive oil, and mix again
  5. Spread half of vegetables onto each baking sheet in a thin layer (to roast, not steam)
  6. Bake in oven for 50 minutes, or until slightly tender

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