Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Roasted Purple Carrots, Sun Chokes and Candy Striped Beets (Week 5)

Beautiful array of color on my winter plate thanks to a few wildly colorful veggies from the Vineyard.
Purple Carrots, Sun Chokes and Candy Striped Beets

2 purple carrots, peeled and chopped
2 candy striped beets, peeled and cubed
3 small sun chokes, cut in rough cubes
4 gloves of garlic smashed
4 Tbsp olive oil
ground black pepper
rosemary leaves, wood removed
sea salt with lavender, ground with mortar and pestle

Par cook carrots and beets for 4 minutes in the microwave on high.  Place olive oil in the cast iron skillet in the over at 350 till oil starts to smoke.  Add the sun chokes, garlic, carrots and striped beets.  Roast for 25 minutes or until crisp on the edges, Toss with pepper, sea salt and lavender.

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