Oven Roasted Root Vegetables


  • 4 medium Yukon gold potatoes peeled and quartered
  • 1 medium turnip peeled and quartered and sliced into 1/2 inch thick pieces
  • 2 medium carrots peeled and cut into 2 inch pieces
  • 1 onion cut peeled and cut into wedges
  • 1 red sweet red pepper cut into strips
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 tbs chopped fresh basil or 1 tbs dried
  • 1 tbs lemon juice
  • 4 cloves of garlic minced
  • kosher salt and fresh cracked black pepper to taste
This is a great crowd pleasing healthy side dish that can be prepared start to finish in about an hour.


  • In a lightly oiled glass baking dish combine the potatoes, turnips, carrots and onion.
  • Combine oil, basil, lemon juice, garlic, salt and pepper and coat vegetables.
  • Bake in a 325 degree oven covered for 45 minutes.
  • Increase oven temperature to 450 degrees.
  • Add the red pepper to dish and toss.
  • Bake uncovered for about 20 minutes until the vegetables are tender(stirring¬†occasionally)


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