Roasted Root Vegetables Recipe

Article written and reviewed by Tara Kemp
Published January 11, 2018

Roasted root vegetables are great to enjoy at any time of the year.

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Yields3 ServingsCategory,

This recipe makes for a robust side dish or main course. Pair it with a salad or vegetable soup to round out the meal.

Photo by Nina Gelbke of Naturally Nina.

 1 Red onion, diced
 2 cups Cauliflower, chopped
 2 cups Sweet potato, diced
 2 cups Butternut squash, diced
 1 cup Beet, diced
 5 Garlic cloves, chopped
 2 tbsp Fresh thyme
 2 tbsp Fresh rosemary
 1 tbsp Lemon juice
 3 tbsp Green onion, chopped (optional)

1

Preheat oven to 425 degrees.

2

Chop all ingredients. Try to chop sweet potato, butternut squash, and beet into uniform cubes as much as possible.

3

Combine ingredients (except green onion, if using) in mixing bowl and toss.

4

Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Spread vegetables evenly in a single layer onto baking sheet.

5

Bake in oven for approx. 45 minutes (stirring once or twice halfway through) or until vegetables are tender and easy to pierce through with a knife or fork.

6

Top with extra lemon juice and/or green onion if desired.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1.5 cups

Servings 3


Amount Per Serving
Calories 176.7
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 0.7g2%
Total Carbohydrate 30.8g11%
Dietary Fiber 10.7g43%
Protein 5.7g12%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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Ingredients

 1 Red onion, diced
 2 cups Cauliflower, chopped
 2 cups Sweet potato, diced
 2 cups Butternut squash, diced
 1 cup Beet, diced
 5 Garlic cloves, chopped
 2 tbsp Fresh thyme
 2 tbsp Fresh rosemary
 1 tbsp Lemon juice
 3 tbsp Green onion, chopped (optional)

Directions

1

Preheat oven to 425 degrees.

2

Chop all ingredients. Try to chop sweet potato, butternut squash, and beet into uniform cubes as much as possible.

3

Combine ingredients (except green onion, if using) in mixing bowl and toss.

4

Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Spread vegetables evenly in a single layer onto baking sheet.

5

Bake in oven for approx. 45 minutes (stirring once or twice halfway through) or until vegetables are tender and easy to pierce through with a knife or fork.

6

Top with extra lemon juice and/or green onion if desired.

Roasted Root Vegetables Recipe

About the author 

Tara Kemp

Tara Kemp is the Director of Nutrition Education at Mastering Diabetes. She has been active in the field of health and nutrition for many years, including working with Forks Over Knives, Engine 2, and Dr. Neal Barnard and the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine. Tara has a bachelor's degree in Education from Bucknell University, a Certificate in Plant-Based Nutrition from eCornell, and is a Certified Food For Life Instructor through the Physicians Committee.