Ginger-Maple Glazed Vegetables


1 cups pecans
4 medium carrots (3/4 pound), peeled and sliced
2 large parsnips (1 pound), peeled and sliced 1/4 inch thick on the bias
1 medium head cauliflower (2 1/2 pounds), cut into 1-inch florets
1 small butternut squash (2 pounds)—peeled, seeded and cut into 1-inch dice
1 pound brussels sprouts, halved
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
2 tablespoons minced ginger
1/3 cup sugar free maple syrup


Preheat the oven to 425°. Spread the pecans in a pie plate and toast until fragrant, about 6 minutes. Let cool.
Place the carrots, parsnips, cauliflower, squash and brussels sprouts into a large bowl and spray generously with cooking spray sprinkle in nutmeg and season generously with salt and black pepper. Spread the vegetables on 2 large rimmed baking sheets and roast for 30 minutes, until the vegetables begin to brown. Scatter the pecans and ginger over the vegetables and drizzle with the maple syrup; toss well. Continue to roast the vegetables for 25 minutes longer, until they are tender and golden. Scrape the vegetables into a bowl and serve hot or at room temperature.

The roasted vegetables can be kept at room temperature for up to two hours before serving.

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