Warm up those cold Winter nights with this roasted root vegetables & envy™ apples created by Lorin Michel. If you’re like us, you’d quite possibly never have thought to roast an apple to accompany your favourite family feast, the roast! We’ve been wondering why not, ever since we had the irresistible roasted apple experience! When we saw this recipe, we just had to savour the indulgence of the roasted envy™ apple, alongside those sweet crispy pecan nuts.

Ingredients

2 bunches of carrots, peeled and cut into 2 inch pieces
3 yams, peeled and cut into large cubes
3 large yellow beets, peeled and cut into large cubes
3 Envy apples, cut into large cubes
½ cup extra virgin olive oil
2T kosher salt

Topping

3 cups of chopped pecans
1 T extra virgin olive oil
2 tsp kosher salt

Dressing

½ cup extra virgin olive oil
3T honey
1T finely chopped rosemary
1T finely chopped parsley
½ tsp kosher salt

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.
  2. You will want to roast each root vegetable separate because they all take different times to cook.
  3. Toss each root vegetable separately with 2T olive oil and 2 tsp kosher salt. Spread evenly onto a sheet tray lined with parchment paper. Do the same with the apple cubes.
  4. Roast in the oven until tender, stirring occasionally. Set aside.
  5. Toss the pecans together with olive oil and salt and toast in the oven.
  6. Toss all of the root vegetables and apples together and spread evenly in a baking dish.
  7. Whisk together the ingredients for the dressing and then drizzle over top of the vegetables.
  8. Sprinkle the toasted pecans over top of the finished and dressed vegetables and serve. Garnish with fresh parsley leaves.

You really need to bite & believe this amazing combination of roasted root vegetables and envy™ apples. This will take your experience from ordinary to extraordinary. The envy™ apple is the perfect addition fresh or roasted for those of us who lead a busy lifestyle. Indulge in that rare opportunity to pause and enjoy the moment. Savour that moment, enjoy natures passport to an indulgence of the roasted root vegetables and envy™  apples recipe. 

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