Think sweet potatoes, celery root, parsnips and carrots are dull and boring? Think again! Whether you’re headed to a potluck, planning your Thanksgiving spread, or just looking for a satisfying side dish for tonight’s family dinner, these root veggie recipes from chef Scott Conant that will will take your fall meals to the next level.
None of your friends and family have ever had sweet potatoes quite like this before! Scott roasts sliced sweet potatoes with fall herbs like thyme, sage and rosemary, then tops with a pungent salsa verde, ricotta cheese and toasted pepitas.
Roasted root vegetables of your choice (think celery root, parsnips and/or carrots) are tossed with a dijon vinaigrette, then topped with farro, pomegranate seeds, toasted almonds and Parmigiano Reggiano. Scott sums this veggie dish: “Forget about it, this is delicious!”