Italian Style Root Vegetable Puree

Have I said lately that I should have married Mario Batali? Never mind that both of us are already married with children, but the man can cook – and what Italian girl does not love a man that can cook good Italian food. This is my take on one of his recipes. I make this Italian style root vegetable puree during the summer. Now I know some of you are probably irritated by this declaration, and I’ll admit he has questionable behavior in the workplace, however he still is a great cook.

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Italian Style Root Vegetable Puree

1 large carrot, washed, peeled and cut into rounds
1 russet potato, peeled and cubed
1 medium turnip, washed and cubed
1 medium red onion, diced
1 medium parsnip, washed, peeled and cut into rounds
1 medium sweet potato, washed, peeled and cubed
Pinch of ground cinnamon
2 tbsp. olive oil
Zest of 1 orange
Kosher salt and pepper to taste

  • Combine all vegetables in a sauce pan and cover with water
  • Bring to a boil, lower temperature to low and simmer 15 minutes or until vegetables are cooked
  • Drain vegetables and run through a food processor until blended smooth
  • Stir in cinnamon, olive oil, zest, salt and pepper
  • Serve hot with your favorite roast meat

Italian Style Root Vegetable Puree
 
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Ingredients
  • 1 large carrot, washed, peeled and cut into rounds
  • 1 russet potato, peeled and cubed
  • 1 medium turnip, washed and cubed
  • 1 medium red onion, diced
  • 1 medium parsnip, washed, peeled and cut into rounds
  • 1 medium sweet potato, washed, peeled and cubed
  • Pinch of ground cinnamon
  • 2 tbsp. olive oil
  • Zest of 1 orange
  • Kosher salt and pepper to taste
Instructions
  1. Combine all vegetables in a sauce pan and cover with water
  2. Bring to a boil, lower temperature to low and simmer 15 minutes or until vegetables are cooked
  3. Drain vegetables and run through a food processor until blended smooth
  4. Stir in cinnamon, olive oil, zest, salt and pepper
  5. Serve hot with your favorite roast meat

 

Italian Style Root Vegetable Puree from sloCooking.net

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