this time of year, i find myself always scrambling for two types of recipes. baked goods i can gift and side dishes that feed oodles of people. we are in the heat of pot lucks and cookie exchanges and i am here for YOU!
through out this holiday catering season, this roasted veggie dish has become our go to. it has a little bit of everything to satisfy all your guests tastes, it looks BEAUTIFUL and as far as veggie side dishes, this in the upper echelon. you could of course tweak this dish to your or your guest's tastes. there are PLENTY of winter veggies to choose from. the key to this side dish's tastiness is derived from a little bit of brown sugar and a healthy dose of salt and pepper.
citrus roasted winter veggies
prep time: 15 minutes
cook time: 45 minutes
total time: 1 hour
ingredients: *cooks note* all the veggies in this recipe get chopped. for the most even cooking, try to get your pieces of each vegetable about the same size. 2 tbs olive oil. 1 brown onion, chopped. 1 medium sized sweet potato, peeled and chopped. 3 heirloom carrots (standard orange are fine), chopped. 1 golden and 1 red beat, chopped. 3 medium sized potatoes, chopped. 2 cups of brussels sprouts, stems removed and quartered or halved depending on their size. 1 tsp fresh rosemary, finely chopped. 1 tsp fresh thyme, finely chopped. 1 blood orange, sliced thin. 3 garlic cloves, finely chopped. 2 tbs brown sugar. 1 tbs kosher salt. 1 tsp freshly ground pepper.