Roasted Root Vegetables With Apple Juice Recipe


3 tablespoons butter
3 cups apple juice
1 cup dry white wine
1 1/4 pounds turnips
1 1/4 pounds parsnips
1 1/4 pounds carrots
1 1/4 pounds sweet potatoes
1 1/4 pounds rutabagas
salt and pepper to taste


Boil apple juice and wine in a large saucepan until reduced to 3/4 cup, about 30 minutes. Whisk in butter or margarine.

Preheat oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C).

Peel and cut vegetables into l/2 inch pieces. Divide between 2 roasting pans. Pour apple juice mixture over vegetables. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Toss to coat.

Roast until vegetables are tender and golden, stirring occasionally, about 40 minutes.