Maple Roasted Vegetables
An autumn-inspired medley of roasted vegetables enhanced with a touch of maple sweetness.
1/3 cup canola oil
1/3 cup maple syrup
1 EACH red and green peppers, cut into large cubes
1/2 head cauliflower, cut into 1 1/2-inch florets
1 sweet potato, cut into 1 1/2-inch. cubes
1 acorn squash, peeled and cut into 1 1/2 in cubes
4 parsnips, peeled and cut lengthwise
4 carrots, peeled and cut lengthwise
1 head of garlic, peeled and separated into cloves
1 large red onion, cut into eighths
1 teaspoon EACH salt and pepper
1 tablespoon dried basil
- Preheat oven to 425°F (220°C).
- In a large bowl, mix together canola oil, maple syrup, peppers, cauliflower, sweet potatoes, squash, parsnips, carrots, garlic, red onion, salt, pepper and basil. Place mixture on a baking pan lined with parchment paper.
- Bake for 40 to 45 minutes, stirring occasionally, until vegetables are tender.
Makes 10 servings.
Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/10 of recipe): Calories: 190; Total Fat: 8g; Saturated Fat: 1g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Total Carbs: 28g; Fiber: 6g; Protein: 3g; Sodium: 280mg.
Recipe and photograph courtesy of CanolaInfo.org.