Yes, root vegetables have a reputation for being heavy and sweet, long-cooking, and, well, boring. But for a class of vegetable that spends its lifetime underground and survives conditions that most produce simply cannot endure, root vegetables could also be called winter's unsung heroes—used properly, they can be remarkably delicate, fresh-tasting, and complex. From a vibrant and crunchy shaved beet and radish salad to the creamiest, cheesiest potato gratin you'll ever meet, we've got 19 recipes to prove it.
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- Warming Creamy Parsnip Soup
- Grilled Sweet Potato Wedges
- Warm Winter Vegetable Salad with Ricotta and Herbs
- Sautéed Root Vegetables with Soy Sauce and Honey
- Spiced Sweet Potato, Carrot, and Acorn Squash Latkes
- Beet Latkes with Walnuts and Horseradish Sour Cream
- Slow-Cooker Spiced Sweet Potato and Carrot Mash
- Crispy Salty Herb Roasted New Potatoes
- Grill-Roasted Carrots with Sweet Soy Glaze
- Cheesy Onion, Bacon, and New Potato Gratin
- Roasted Carrots with Harissa and Crème Fraîche
- Hasselback Potato Gratin
- Parsnip Muffins
- Carrot and Chickpea Salad with Fried Almonds
- Charred Oven-Roasted Carrot Salad with Feta
- Vegetarian Beet Green and Radish Green Pesto Pasta with Roasted Beets and Radishes
- Shaved Beets and Radishes Pack This Winter Greens Salad With Flavor
- Roasted Carrot Salad With Peanut-Sesame Mole
- Sweet Potato and Carrot Mash
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