Maple Cinnamon Glazed Root Vegetables

Vegetables / Appetizers and Side Dishes

4 portions
Metric Imperial


  • 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
  • 5 ml olive oil
  • 60 ml maple syrup
  • 15 ml butter
  • Pinch salt
  • 1.25 ml cinnamon


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Toss veggies in the olive oil and spread on a baking sheet. Sprinkle with salt.
  2. 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.

Recipe from Jenna of Eat Live Run.