Michigan Apple Recipes

Apples Roasted with Root Vegetables

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Apples Roasted with Root Vegetables


  • 3 cups peeled tart Michigan Apples

  • 2 cups carrots, peeled, cut into 3/4 inch thick rounds

  • 1 medium onion, cut into wedges

  • 1 lb. small redskin potatoes cut into quarters

  • 2 large yams, peeled and cut into 3/4 inch cubes

  • 2 cups parsnips, peeled and cut into 3/4 inch chunks

  • 2 teaspoons extra virgin olive oil

Balsamic Thyme Vinaigrette

  • 3 tablespoons white Balsamic vinegar

  • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh thyme

  • 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil

  • 1/2 teaspoon chopped fresh parsley


  • 6 - 8 servings

Nutrition Facts:

Per serving

  • Calories 375

  • Protein 5g

  • Fat 8g

  • Saturated Fat 1.1g

  • Carbohydrate 77.16g,

  • Fiber 14g

  • Sodium 253mg

Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Combine apples, carrots, onion, redskin potatoes, yams and parsnips in large bowl. Drizzle with olive oil; season with salt and pepper and toss thoroughly to coat. Spread vegetables evenly on large baking sheet. Bake 20-25 minutes until vegetables are tender and beginning to caramelize. Remove from oven.

While vegetables are roasting, whisk together vinaigrette ingredients. Set aside.

To serve, transfer vegetables to serving platter and drizzle with Balsamic Thyme Vinaigrette. Season with salt and freshly ground pepper. Serve immediately. 

Suggested apple varieties: Jonathan, Empire, Braeburn, McIntosh   

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