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Fall Garden Medley

I like to make this recipe in the fall and winter for special occasions because it's very colorful, tasty and healthy. It's a hearty side that complements many different meat dishes. —Krystine Kercher, Lincoln, Nebraska
  • Total Time
    Prep: 20 min. Cook: 5 hours
  • Makes
    8 servings


  • 4 large carrots, cut into 1-1/2-inch pieces
  • 3 fresh beets, peeled and cut into 1-1/2-inch pieces.
  • 2 medium sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1-1/2-inch pieces
  • 2 medium onions, peeled and quartered
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • Fresh parsley or dried parsley flakes, optional


  • Place the carrots, beets, sweet potatoes, onions and water in a greased 3-qt. slow cooker. Sprinkle with salt, pepper and thyme. Drizzle with olive oil. Cover and cook on low for 5-6 hours or until tender.
  • Stir vegetables and sprinkle with parsley if desired.
Nutrition Facts
3/4 cup: 83 calories, 2g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 633mg sodium, 16g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 3g fiber), 2g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1/2 starch.

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  • sgronholz
    Jan 26, 2019

    This recipe is great! It was easy to prepare in the slow cooker and the vegetables were delicious. My husband thought it tasted like "pot roast veggies" (which are his favorite) and told me that I can make this anytime!