Harvest Vegetable Medley

The smokiness of the paprika combined with the warm, earthy flavour of the cumin make this dish a winner. It’s not spicy, just full of flavour and goodness.

Harvest Vegetable Medley

Photo: Gerri Photography

Harvest Vegetable Medley


  • 1/4 cup oil
  • 4 cloves minced garlic
  • 2 tsp ground cumin
  • 2 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1 small rutabaga, peeled
  • 1 small butternut squash, peeled & seeded
  • 2 large carrots, washed
  • 2 parsnips, peeled
  • 10-15 baby or fingerling potatoes, washed
  • 10 oz bag cippolini or pearl onions, peeled
  • Salt & pepper to taste


  1. Preheat the oven to 375 F.
  2. Whisk together oil, garlic and spices. Set aside.
  3. Cut rutabaga and butternut squash into quarters, then into 1/2” chunks. Cut carrots and parsnip in half, lengthwise, then into 1 1/2” sticks. Put these vegetables as well as the onions and potatoes into a bowl and toss well with the oil and spice mixture.
  4. Spread veggies evenly in a large roasting pan and sprinkle liberally with salt and pepper. Place pan in oven and bake for 1 hour or until golden, tossing vegetables every 20-30 minutes. Serves 6.

Author: Jan White

Jan White is a great chef as well as mom to two industrious little boys.

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