Maple and Sage Roasted Root Vegetables

Here’s a versatile, sweet, and savory recipe for your favorite root veggies. Try it as an accompaniment to the mustard-baked chicken with pretzel crust.

maple and sage roasted veggies


  • 2 Tbsp butter
  • 6 Tbsp maple syrup
  • 2 Tbsp EVOO
  • 2 Tbsp chopped sage
  • 2 small bunch turnips
  • 2 small bunches carrots
  • 2 parsnips
  • salt and pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Peel carrots. Cut vegetables into bite-size pieces, toss with EVOO and salt and pepper.
  3. Roast at 400 degrees for 15-20 minutes.
  4. Meanwhile, over low heat melt butter and syrup, EVOO, and sage.
  5. Remove veggies from oven and pour syrup mixture over veggies. Return to oven for 15-20 minutes or until syrup is bubbly and vegetables are tender.

(adapted from Sunday Suppers)

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