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Sweet Potatoes and Parsnips Recipe

Sweet Potatoes and Parsnips Recipe

Allspice, garlic and sweet onion season roasted sweet potatoes and parsnips in this hearty harvesttime dish.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min. YIELD:10 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 medium sweet potatoes (about 2 pounds), peeled
  • 4 medium parsnips (about 2 pounds), peeled
  • 1 large sweet onion, cut into wedges
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  • 1. Cut sweet potatoes in half lengthwise. Cut each half lengthwise into four pieces, then into 3-in. slices. Cut parsnips into quarters, then into 3-in. pieces. Place the potatoes, parsnips and onion in a 3-qt. microwave-safe baking dish. Cover and microwave on high for 1 to 1-1/2 minutes; stir. Cover and cook 30 seconds longer or until vegetables are crisp tender. Add remaining ingredients; toss to coat. Transfer to two 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pans coated with cooking spray. Bake, uncovered, at 425° for 20-25 minutes or until vegetables are tender, stirring occasionally. Yield: 10 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.

Nutritional Facts

One serving (3/4 cup) equals 169 calories, 6 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 130 mg sodium, 29 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 2 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 1 fat.

Reviews for Sweet Potatoes and Parsnips

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MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jan. 20, 2016

"I omitted the microwave step . I simply roasted all of the vegetables together on a baking sheet, stirring occasionally. I used seasoned garlic salt. I also did use this much olive oil, just enough to cover lightly."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Oct. 28, 2013

"This was a nice recipe for fall. I used turnips rather than parsnips, omitted the allspice, and added a sliced apple before putting it in the oven. I will make this again"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Oct. 11, 2008

"am doing the prep today for our Canadian Thanksgiving tomorrow...adding spices and oil now may not be wise...will let you all know"

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