9 Healthy Winter Recipes with Root Vegetables

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Root vegetables are best enjoyed during chilly winter evenings over a glass of wine and a large hearty spread shared with friends and family. Our roundup of healthy winter recipes includes some of our favorite in season root vegetables that will add nutrients, flavor to your next meal or dinner party.

1. Lemon Rosemary Vegetable Stack with Lentils + Creamy Horseradish Vinaigrette

This nutrient packed and exquisitely delicious recipe from The First Mess combines celery root, sweet potato, beet and cauliflower into a beautiful and healthy lunch or dinner option.

2.  Spiced Winter Root Vegetable Soup

Gluten free and vegan, this soup recipe is made from pumpkin, potato and carrot blended with almond milk to make it dairy free. Top it with toasted pumpkin seeds for a tasty and crunchy garnish!

3. Tacos with Roasted Winter Vegetables and Red Cabbage Slaw

Who says you can't enjoy tacos all year long? Try this wintery version of the Mexican favorite by roasting up your favorite root vegetables and mixing them with a lime zested red cabbage slaw. Serve with a cerveza or margarita to bring back summer memories!

4. Unbelievable Root Vegetable Salad

If it's from Jamie Oliver, it must be unbelievable! Finely shaved root vegetables come together with a powerful and spicy dressing for a salad to brighten up any winter's day.

5. Rich Root Vegetable Casserole

This is definitely a comfort food recipe, but a vegan one! Packed with vitamins A and C, this dish will not leave you feeling guilty, but completely satisfied.

6. Cured Winter Root Vegetables

This recipe for oven-cured root vegetables acts as a meat substitute for sandwiches - and a mighty tasty one at that.

7. Raw Kale Salad with Root Vegetables

If you're a fan of kale salad, you'll love this recipe. Add some grated root vegetables of choice and top with the maple syrup, lemon juice and tamari dressing and you'll be saying hello to your new favorite salad.

8. Roasted Rutabaga with Garlic and Thyme

Easy, simple and the tastiest way to prepare rutabaga for your next dinner party.

9. 5 Ways to Eat Root Vegetables for Dessert

This article includes 5 delectable desserts that all incorporate root vegetables. Try them and discover the sweet side of these winter vegetables.

Image: The First Mess

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