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Roasted Root Salad With Carrot Vinaigrette (Thanksgiving)

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“Thanksgiving comes to mind! Healthy and interesting recipe. From my MIL's recipes but I think she got this from her SIL! This could be a salad or a side dish and could be made a day ahead and brought to room temperature before serving.”
1hr 50mins

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  1. Halve parsnips and carrots by cutting crosswise, then cut each half lengthwise in half. (Cut any large pieces in half again lengthwise.).
  2. Cut beets, celery root, and onions into 1 1/2 inch thick wedges.
  3. Place all vegetables in an 11 X 17 inch roasting pan.
  4. Add 1/4 cup of the olive oil and mix well.
  5. Bake in a 400 degree oven until vegetables are well browned and tender when pierced, about 1 1/2 hours; stir constantly.
  6. Cool to room temperature, if making ahead, cover and chill up to 1 day prior to eating.
  7. Bring to room temperature before serving over the vinaigrette.
  8. To make the vinaigrette mix together 1 tablespoons of olive oil, carrot juice, curry powder, mustard, and rice vinegar. If making this ahead, cover and chill for up to 1 day prior to serving.
  9. To assemble the salad, pour the vinaigrette onto a large flat serving platter or into a large bowl. Arrange the roasted vegetables decoratively over it.

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