Root for Winter Vegetables Recipe
- 1 whole garlic bulb
- 3 tablespoons olive oil, divided
- 1 pound fresh beets
- 3 medium parsnips
- 2 small rutabagas
- 2 medium turnips
- 4 medium carrots
- 2 large red onions, cut into wedges
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 15 whole peppercorns
- 3 bay leaves
- 1/2 cup white wine or vegetable broth
- 1/2 cup vegetable broth
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 1. Preheat oven to 400°. Remove papery outer skin from garlic (do not peel or separate cloves). Cut top off garlic bulb. Brush with 1/2 teaspoon oil. Wrap bulb in heavy-duty foil.
- 2. Peel the beets, parsnips, rutabagas, turnips and carrots; cut into 2-in. pieces. Place in a large bowl; add the onions, salt, peppercorns, bay leaves and remaining oil. Toss to coat.
- 3. Transfer to three greased 15x10x1-in. baking pans. Place garlic on one of the pans.
- 4. Bake 35 minutes or until garlic is softened, stirring once. Remove garlic; set aside to cool. Drizzle wine and broth over vegetables. Bake 20-30 minutes or until vegetables are tender. Squeeze softened garlic over vegetables; dot with butter. Transfer to a serving platter. Yield: 13 servings (3/4 cup each).
3/4 cup equals 117 calories, 5 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 5 mg cholesterol, 279 mg sodium, 17 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 2 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 fat.
Full-Bodied White Wine
Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.