I have been married to a wonderful Christian man since 1976. The Lord has blessed us with two daughters and two sons. I consider each day the Lord gives me on the earth yet another chance to serve Him.

Thursday, November 10, 2011

Roasted Veggies & Fruit Mix

If you like roasted vegetables, I'm pretty sure you are going to enjoy this recipe.   The touch of sweetness from the fruit really makes this scrumptious.


ROASTED VEGGIES & FRUIT MIX
(serves 6)

Ingredients:
*1 medium yellow squash, sliced into bite size pieces
*1 medium zucchini, sliced into bite size pieces
*1 green pepper, seeded & chopped into bite size pieces
*1 red pepper, seeded & chopped into bite size pieces
*1 rutabaga, peeled, and cubed
*1 small sweet onion, peeled, and chopped into small pieces (optional)
*1 garlic clove, minced
*2 pears, peeled, cored & cubed
*1 macintosh apple, peeled, cored & cubed
*1 jonathan apple, peeled, cored & cubed
*1 red delicious apple, peeled, cored & cubed
*3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
*1 teaspoon sea salt
*1/2 teaspoon black pepper
*1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice

Directions:
~Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
~In a large bowl mix all veggies & fruit together.
~Mix olive oil, salt, pepper in a small bowl.
~Drizzle over veggie & fruit.
~Mix well.
~Pour veggies & fruit mixture on a large cookie sheet.
~Bake for 45-60 minutes, stirring every 15 minutes.

Variations:
~Add 1 large sweet potato, peeled & cubed.
~Add whole button mushrooms.
~Add 2 cups pumpkin, peeled, seeded & cubed.
~Add 1 cup baby carrots, sliced
~Add 2 yukon gold potatoes, cubed
~Add 1 small butternut squash, peeled, seeded & cubed.
~Substitue sweet onion with a red onion.
~Add 2 tablespoon balsamic vinegar.


*you can use 3 of the same type of apples if you choose.  I just think mixing them gives a better flavor.


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