Holiday Roasted Vegetables

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Root vegetables make for the perfect side for your holiday menu and this roasted melody is no exception.


  • 8-10 Brussels sprouts, (about 8 ounces)

  • 8 cipollini onions, (about 4 ounces)

  • 1 carrot, peeled, halved lengthwise, and cut into 1-inch pieces

  • 1 parsnip, peeled, halved lengthwise, and cut into 1-inch pieces

  • 1 medium turnip, peeled, trimmed, cut into 1-inch pieces

  • 2 medium red potatoes (about 12 ounces), cut into 1-inch pieces

  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

  • Coarse salt and freshly ground pepper

  • 2 tablespoons coarsely chopped parsley

  • 1 tablespoon fresh chervil sprigs

  • 1 tablespoon fresh thyme leaves


  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Bring a large pot of water to a boil; season generously with salt. Blanch Brussels sprouts and cipollini onions for 2 minutes. Drain. Peel onions, and pat dry along with Brussels sprouts.

  2. On a baking sheet, combine Brussels sprouts, cipollini onions, carrots, parsnips, turnips, and potatoes. Drizzle with olive oil, and season with salt and pepper; toss to coat. Spread in an even layer. Sprinkle with parsley, chervil, and thyme. Roast, stirring halfway through, until golden and tender, about 35 to 40 minutes.

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