Maple Roasted Root Vegetables with Pecans and Thyme
Colorful and impressive looking, this recipe for maple root vegetables couldn't be simpler. Use any combination of root vegetables that strike your fancy, just be sure to dice the pieces into uniform sizes so they roast evenly.
Heat oven to 425°F. Line two baking sheets with parchment paper and set aside.
Place the olive oil, maple syrup, and apple cider vinegar into a small bowl or 1-cup measuring cup. Whisk until combined.
Place the prepared root vegetables into a large mixing bowl. Pour the maple oil over the vegetables and toss until they're evenly coated.
Spread the vegetables evenly between the two baking sheets. Ensure that none of the vegetables are too tightly packed together. There will be residual maple oil at the bottom of the bowl, so pour that over the vegetables and toss on pan until evenly coated. Sprinkle the vegetables with salt and pepper.
Transfer the baking sheets to the oven and roast for 20 minutes. Remove the sheets from the oven, stir the vegetables, then return to the oven and roast an additional 20 minutes. Remove the sheets from the oven one final time and sprinkle the pecans over the vegetables. Return to the oven to roast for 5 an additional minutes.
Remove the baking sheets from the oven and sprinkle with fresh thyme. Transfer to a serving bowl and serve immediately.