Maple Cinnamon Glazed Root Vegetables

yield: 4 Prep time: 45 minutes
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Ingredients

1 sweet potato, peeled and diced
1-2 carrots, peeled and diced
1 parsnip, peeled and diced
2 beets, peeled and diced
1/2 butternut squash, peeled and diced
1 tsp olive oil
1/4 cup maple syrup
1 tbsp butter
Pinch salt
1/4 tsp cinnamon

Notes

Recipe from Jenna of Eat Live Run.

 

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Instructions

Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Toss veggies in the olive oil and spread on a baking sheet. Sprinkle with salt.

Roast vegetables for 35-40 minutes, until tender. Toss 2-3 times while roasting. During the final five minutes of cooking time, combine the maple syrup, butter, cinnamon and another pinch of salt in a small saucepot. Bring to a boil then remove from heat. Pour glaze over hot vegetables as soon as they come out of the oven. Serve immediately.

 
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