Root Vegetable Bake

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Root Vegetable Bake

Root Vegetable Bake


  • 2 cups (500 ml) red potatoes, cubed
  • 1 large sweet potato, peeled and cubed
  • 3 large carrots, peeled and sliced
  • 3 large parsnips, peeled and sliced
  • 2 small turnips, peeled and chopped
  • 1 jicama*, peeled and chopped (substitute with water chestnuts or radishes if needed)
  • ¼ cup (60 ml) chopped fresh rosemary
  • ½ cup (125 ml) oil (canola, sunflower or olive)
  • 2 tbsp. (30 ml) minced garlic
  • 1 tbsp. (15 ml) salt
  • 1 tbsp. (15 ml) pepper


Place the prepared vegetables in a large baking dish. In a small bowl mix together the rosemary, salt, and pepper with the oil.
Pour this over the vegetables, toss them so that they are well coated.
Bake the casserole in a 400°F (200°C) oven for about 35 to 45 minutes or until all the vegetables are tender when poked with a fork.

*Jicama is an edible tuber originating in Mexico. It has a crisp, slightly sweet, starchy taste. It can be eaten raw or cooked. 

Program Details

Canada Agriculture and Food Museum
Program Location
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