Caramelised roast vegetable salad
Many vegetables roast well; try different combinations of onions, peppers, yams, kumara, parsnip, potatoes, beetroot or carrots.
2 onions, peeled and cut into wedges
3 beetroot, unpeeled and cut into wedges
2 golden kumara, unpeeled and sliced 2-3 cm thick
¼ cup vegetable oil
¼ cup honey or brown sugar
½ cup lemon juice or white vinegar
1 bunch watercress
Preheat oven to 180°C.
Place prepared vegetables in a baking dish.
Blend oil, honey and lemon juice together.
Pour over vegetables and mix well.
Bake in preheated oven, uncovered for 45-55 minutes or until kumara is golden and tender.
Turn during cooking.
Place watercress on each serving plate and top with roasted vegetables.
Pour ¼ cup boiling water into the roasting pan, stir to loosen the cooking juices, pour over salad.
Variation: Add 4 venison sausages to the vegetables.
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