Friday, November 11, 2011

Roots and Fruits (Roasted Parsnips, Apples, Pears and Walnuts)

This side dish is a really nice alternative to traditional white potatoes.

-5 medium parsnips, peeled and chopped
-1 small red onion, chopped
-2 pears, peeled and chopped
-1 Granny Smith apple, peeled and chopped
-1 1/2 cups walnuts
-Oil (of choice)
-2 tablespoons garlic granules (salt is optional, I personally don’t use it when I roast) 

How To:
1.  Add parsnips, onion, pears, & apple to favorite baking dish and drizzle with oil.  Add 2 tablespoons garlic granules
2.  Roast at 400 degrees for about 35-40 minutes (check at 35)
3.  Lightly toast walnuts in saute pan on the stove top.
4.  Add walnuts to roasted roots and fruits 
5.  Mix together
6.  Add salt if desired, I omit.  
Serves 4-5

Shared on: A Gluten-Free Holiday Week 2 – Thanksgiving Favorites (2011), Whole Foods Friday, 
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