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Roasted Root Vegetables with Almond Oil

Roasted Root Veggies with Octonuts Almond Oil Marinade

Root vegetables are Mother Nature's way of serving up hearty, nutrient-packed flavors for fall and winter. The nutty sweetness and high smoke point of our Cold Pressed Virgin Almond Oil makes it the perfect complement for roasting. Try this vegan, Paleo, gluten free, and grain free recipe — a delicious and healthy side dish that's perfect for the holidays. 

Roasted Root Vegetables featuring Octonuts Almond Oil

INGREDIENTS

Roasted Root Vegetables with Octonuts Almond Oil

VEGGIES

2 to 3 parsnips
2 to 3 carrots
2 large sweet potatoes
2 medium beets, various colors
1 small yellow onion
1 small red onion

ALMOND OIL MARINADE

3 TBSP Octonuts California Almond Oil, divided
1 TBSP maple syrup (omit for Whole30)
2 garlic cloves, minced
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 tsp black pepper
1/4 tsp crushed rosemary
1/8 tsp dried parsley
1/8 tsp ground nutmeg

HOW TO

Almond Oil Marinade for Roasted Vegetables

Preheat oven to 400°F and line a large baking sheet with parchment. Set aside.

Peel and chop vegetables into 1.5 to 2 inch pieces. Chop beets into 1 inch cubes. Combine vegetables in a large bowl.

In a small bowl, whisk together 2 TBSP Octonuts Almond Oil with maple syrup, garlic, and spices. Pour marinade over vegetables and stir to coat.

Spread vegetables evenly onto prepared baking sheet. Bake at 400°F for 45 to 55 minutes, until vegetables are tender and lightly browned. Rotate pan halfway through cooking.

Add vegetables to a large serving dish and drizzle with remaining 1 TBSP Octonuts Almond Oil. Garnish with fresh parsley or rosemary if desired.

Store covered and refrigerated for up to 3 days.

NOTES: Cutting beets into smaller pieces helps them cook a little faster. Other veggies can be roughly chopped. Substitute fresh herbs for dried, if desired.

Octonuts Almond Oil Marinade for Roasted Root Vegetables

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 50 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 5 minutes
Servings: 6-8
Calories: 145kcal

Recipe thanks to Emma of DachshundMom.com
@thedachshundmom