Roasted Vegetables Recipe

Roasted Vegetables Recipe

Winter vegetables develop rich, succulent flavors when cooked at high heat in a roasting pan.

Potatoes, beets, turnips, carrots, onions, and other root vegetables bring caramelizes the natural sugars in the vegetables and creates a whole new world of flavors. The colors and textures are intensified.

By using this high-heat cooking method you will need less fat to bring flavor to the food. These magnified flavors are perfect for cold days. They warm you up while providing that good carbs and fiber that is indicative of an Italian diet.


  • 4 red potatoes, cut into 1" wedges
  • 1 sweet potato, peeled and cut into 1" wedges
  • 2 turnips, peeled and cut into 1" wedges
  • 3 beets, peeled and cut in quarters
  • 2 medium onions, peeled and cut into quarters
  • 6 garlic cloves, peeled and crushed with the flat side of a knife
  • 1/4 olive oil
  • 1 Tbs fresh rosemary leaves
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper, freshly ground


  1. Put all the vegetables and the garlic in a roasting pan.
  2. Drizzle the olive oil over all the vegetables. Stir makign certain to coat all the vegetables.
  3. Sprinkle the rosemary, salt, and pepper over the vegetables.
  4. Cook for 45 minutes at 450F.
  5. Stir half way through the cooking process.
  6. The vegetables will be dark brown and tender when done.

Recommended Roasting Pans
A quality roasting pan is essential for all kitchens. These pans take high heats and still look great.

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A copper roasting pan is the most efficient heat conductor. The stainless steel lining is nonreactive to food and makes for easy cleanup. Looking for a great gift idea? Give this gift and you will receive the joy of wonderful meals in return.

Mauviel Cuprinox Pour La Table 6-Quart
What a great pan! Cast-iron pans retain heat, making them one of the best choices for high-heat roasting. This pan is made of iron with an enamel coating. Don't let the cast-iron scare you. This pan is dishwasher safe and has a lifetime warranty.

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