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Maple-Gingerroot Vegetables

My family loves this recipe because it brings out the lovely flavors of the vegetables. Even my children enjoy it—they love the drizzle of maple syrup! It's a tasty way to introduce kids to turnips, rutabaga and parsnips, too. —Kelli Ritz, Innisfail, Alberta
  • Total Time
    Prep: 35 min. Bake: 45 min.
  • Makes
    24 servings

Ingredients

  • 5 medium parsnips, peeled and sliced
  • 5 small carrots, sliced
  • 3 medium turnips, peeled and cubed
  • 1 large sweet potato, peeled and cubed
  • 1 small rutabaga, peeled and cubed
  • 1 large sweet onion, cut into wedges
  • 1 small red onion, cut into wedges
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh gingerroot
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup maple syrup

Directions

  • Place the first 7 ingredients in a large bowl; add the oil, ginger, salt and pepper. Toss to coat. Arrange vegetables in a single layer in two 15x10x1-in. baking pans coated with cooking spray.
  • Bake, uncovered, at 425° for 25 minutes, stirring once. Drizzle with syrup. Bake until vegetables are tender, 20-25 minutes longer, stirring once more.
Nutrition Facts
3/4 cup: 92 calories, 1g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 119mg sodium, 20g carbohydrate (13g sugars, 2g fiber), 1g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch.

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