Roasted Vegetables in a Dutch Oven!

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Looking for a Healthy Side Dish to Bring to Dinner? Look no further! Riding into the new year with a healthy option at the dinner table could help cut down on those excess calories.

Wholistic View to Health

If you are looking to revamp your lifestyle and are looking to take a wholistic approach to living a healthier lifestyle, consider switching to using cast iron pots. One of the best ones on the market is RJ Legend’s 1.9 Quart Dutch Oven Pot. Various in color, these Dutch Oven Pots provide a timeless, elegant touch to your kitchen. Made from study cast iron, enameled with non-stick properties, this Dutch oven pot can be used versatilely as a decorative piece to house your dish or to cook in as well. Dutch oven pots provide health benefits such as increased levels of iron in foods cooked in cast iron. Moreover, due to the enameling, RJ Legend’s Dutch Oven Pot does not rust.

A New Way to Roast Vegetables

An exquisite take on the elegant dish of roasted winter vegetables in this Dutch Oven Pot will have you drooling for more. Flavored with a beautiful array of seasonings, this dish is the perfect pairing for a beef, pork, or poultry dish!


Serves: 4

Cook Time: 45 minutes

Prep Time: 25 minutes

Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes



Ingredients:

  • 1 small butternut squash (pre-washed and cut or Peel, Seed, Cut into 1-inch pieces)
  • 1 small delicata squash (pre-washed and cut or Peel, Seed, Cut into 1-inch pieces)
  • 1 ½ sweet potatoes (peel and cut into 1-inch pieces)
  • 1 (1 lb) rutabaga (Peel, cut into 1-inch pieces)
  • 1 red potato (Peel, cut into 1-inch pieces)
  • 1 carrot (sliced)
  • 1 onion (sliced)
  • 1 tablespoon of dried Rosemary
  • 1 tablespoon of dried Thyme
  • ½ teaspoon of fried Oregano
  • 1 tablespoon of extra virgin Olive Oil
  • 3 dried Bay Leaves
  • 1 dash of Lemon Juice
  • 1 Dash of Red Wine Vinegar
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • 1 pinch of black pepper

Cookware:

  • 9Q Dutch Oven Pot
  • Large Bowl
  • Small Bowl

Alternative Ingredients/Brand Recommendations

  • Sweet Potato -> Pumpkin (may alter taste)
  • Red Potato -> Jicama, Radish or Cauliflower (may alter taste, based on preference)
  • Extra Virgin Olive Oil -> Coconut Oil or Avocado oil

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C), place Dutch Oven Pot in oven.
  2. In a large bowl, mix the butternut squash, sweet potato, rutabaga, and red potato pieces. In a small bowl, mix the dry ingredients: rosemary, thyme, and oregano.
  3. Drizzle Olive Oil over the vegetables and sprinkle the herb mixture. Toss to coat the vegetables with the oil and herbs.
  4. Take your Dutch Oven Pot out of the Oven and place mixed vegetables inside the pot. Over top of the vegetables, scatter your bay leaves and drizzle lemon juice and red wine vinegar.
  5. Roast in the Oven for about 45 minutes, stirring every 15 minutes. Season with salt and pepper once finished.

Nutrition Facts (per serving):

  • Calories: 297
  • Fat: 4 grams
  • Carbs: 65 grams
  • Protein: 6 grams

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