Winter Vegetables Recipe
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Winter Vegetables Recipe

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The flavor of thyme shines through in this recipe. The colorful array of vegetables is so appealing on the table. It’s a great way to showcase often unused broccoli stalks.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Cook: 20 min.
MAKES:12 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Cook: 20 min.
MAKES: 12 servings


  • 3 medium turnips, peeled and cut into strips
  • 1 large rutabaga, peeled and cut into strips
  • 4 medium carrots, cut into strips
  • 3 fresh broccoli spears
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • Pepper to taste

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 51 calories, 1g fat (1g saturated fat), 3mg cholesterol, 151mg sodium, 10g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 3g fiber), 2g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 vegetable.


  1. Place the turnips, rutabaga and carrots in a large saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and cook for 10 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, cut florets from broccoli and save for another use. Cut broccoli stalks into strips; add to saucepan. Cover and cook 5 minutes longer or until vegetables are crisp-tender; drain well.
  3. In a large skillet, saute vegetables in butter. Stir in the parsley, salt, thyme and pepper. Yield: 12 servings.
Originally published as Winter Vegetables in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2006, p123

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janettemom4 User ID: 4986228 135336
Reviewed Dec. 23, 2010

"This was the perfect winter vegetable dish. Cutting the rutabaga into strips was challenging but worth the effort!"

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