Roasted Parsnips and Sweet Potatoes

Roasted Parsnips and Sweet Potatoes GFIngredients:

2 pounds sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1-inch chunks
2 pounds parsnips, peeled and cut into 1-inch chunks
1 bay leaf
3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
Salt and pepper to taste
1 cup orange juice
1/3 cup honey
2 tablespoons brown sugar
1/2 cup pecans, toasted and chopped
1/4 cup chopped parsley


Preheat oven to 400°F.
In a large bowl, toss together sweet potatoes, parsnips, bay leaf, oil and salt and pepper
and then transfer to a large roasting pan.
Roast, stirring occasionally, until tender and golden brown, about 1 hour;discard bay leaf.
Meanwhile, whisk together juice, honey and sugar in a medium saucepan and bring to a boil.
Reduce heat and simmer until reduced and thickened, 7 to 8 minutes.
Stir in pecans and set aside.

Transfer vegetables to a platter, drizzle honey-pecan mixture over the top, garnish with parsley and serve.

September 15, 2015Cat Lady No Comments »
FILED UNDER :Gluten Free , Sides and Extras

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