Savory Roasted Vegetable Side Dish
Aunt Nellie’s Whole Pickled Beets, drained, halved
onion, cut through core into 1/2-inch wedges
shallots, peeled, halved if large
dried thyme leaves
freshly ground black pepper
clove garlic, minced
Heat oven to 400°F.
Line 15-by-10-inch jelly roll pan with aluminum foil. Add beets, carrots, onion and shallots. Drizzle with oil; sprinkle with thyme, salt and pepper; toss to coat.
Roast, uncovered, 15 minutes. Add garlic to vegetables; toss well. Return to oven and continue roasting 15 minutes, or until vegetables are tender and lightly browned.
1 tablespoon chopped fresh thyme may be substituted for dried thyme leaves.