Cider-Glazed Roasted Vegetables
This recipe makes 10 servings
|Per serving: about||-|
|total fat||5 g|
|sat. fat||3 g|
- Portion size: 10
This eye-catching side dish is hearty enough to also make a vegetarian main dish when served with couscous or rice. If you have a large enough roasting pan, you can cook all the vegetables in the one pan for the same times, adding the second batch as directed.
- 1 cup 1cupapple cider
- 1/4 cup 1/4cupbutter, melted
- 4 tsp 4tspminced fresh thyme
- 1 tsp 1tspsalt
- 1/2 tsp 1/2tsppepper Vegetables:
- 1 1rutabaga, peeled and cut into 3/4-inch (2 cm) cubes
- 4 4parsnipparsnips, peeled and cut into 1-inch (2.5 cm) cubes
- 3 3leekleeks, cut into 1-inch (2.5 cm) thick rounds
- 2 2sweet red peppersweet red peppers, cut into 2-inch pieces
- 1 large 1largefennel bulb, trimmed and cut into 2-inch pieces
- 1 1garlic head, separated into cloves and peeled
Vegetables: In large bowl, toss together rutabaga, parsnips and half each of the cider, butter, thyme, salt and pepper. Spread in greased 13- x 9-inch (3 L) glass baking dish or small roasting pan. Cover with foil; roast in 425°F (220°C) oven for 15 minutes.
Meanwhile, in large bowl, toss together leeks, red peppers, fennel, garlic and remaining cider, butter, thyme, salt and pepper. Spread in separate same-size greased dish or roasting pan; cover with foil. Add to oven; roast for 30 minutes.
Uncover both pans; stir vegetables. Roast, stirring occasionally, for 30 minutes or until tender, golden and almost no juices remain. (Make-ahead: Let cool; cover and refrigerate for up to 24 hours. Reheat in covered Dutch oven over medium heat with 1/4 cup/50 mL apple cider for about 10 minutes.)
Source : Canadian Living Magazine: December 2007