Roasted Jerusalem artichoke with Sweet Potato, Onions and Zaatar

Roasted Jerusalem artichoke with Sweet Potato, Onions and Zaatar


Roasted Jerusalem artichoke with Sweet Potato, Onions and Zaatar
08-02-2016

Preparation time: 20 minutes

Cooking time: 40 minutes

Serves: 4

 

Do you know that Jerusalem artichoke is healthier as much as most popular super foods?

Contrary to what the name implies, this vegetable has nothing to do with Jerusalem and it is not actually an artichoke. It is a variety of sunflower plant with a lumpy, browned skin tuber which resembles ginger root. Its white flesh is nutty, semi-sweet and crunchy and it is a good source of inulin.

Inulin is a natural polysaccharide which is also contained in the garlic, chicory and dandelion. It is also the most popular prebiotic and insures good bacterial balance in the stomach. Inulin also activates the work of cardiovascular system and helps release of heavy metals and toxins from the blood. On its way to the colon, inulin captures also cholesterol, fatty acids and toxins. In the same time it contributes for the absorption of vitamins and minerals from the body.

Jerusalem artichokes can be cooked in much the same way as potatoes or parsnips and are excellent roasted or sautéed.

 

INGREDIENTS:

 

Peel the potatoes and cut into cubes. Wash the Jerusalem artichokes and cut into cubes. Drain the chickpeas from the water in the container and rinse under running water. Peel and chop the onion.

 

 

Mix everything in a deep roasting pan and sprinkle with the oil, zaatar and a little bit of salt. To finish - pour a little water on the bottom.

Mix well and roast at 180 degrees Celsius /350 digress Fahrenheit/until vegetables become soft.

 

 

Before serving, sprinkle with some nigella seeds and aserve with pickles and pitta bread.

 

Enjoy,

 

Desi


Products:
vegetables » onions
vegetables » jerusalem artichoke
vegetables » sweet potato







Back Wiith New Spicy Recipes

Back Wiith New Spicy Recipes
19-03-2011 14:34
Hello, is anybody still there? Armed with a camera and a cookbook, I′m online again. Please, excuse me for the lack of healthy recipes during the past two weeks, but I was totally absorbed by the consultancy business. Unfortunately, it was not in the field of gastronomy. Somewhere in "about" section ...
more ...
Flower

А Raspberry Temptation

А Raspberry Temptation
25-10-2014 09:18
Preparation time:  1 hour Serves: 8                     1 cup raw almonds 2 cup raw cashew 2 tbsp. cocoa powder 15 dates 1 lime / lemon / ½ bunch fresh mint 1 tbsp. coconut butter 250 g frozen raspberries 2-3 tbsp. agave syrup or honey Soak cashews in ...
more ...
Flower

Couscous Salad with Fresh Mint

Couscous Salad with Fresh Mint
17-04-2011 17:04
Couscous Salad with Fresh Mint Preparation time: 1 hour Serves: 6       1 cup Moroccan couscous 1 large tomato 1 cucumber 4 green onions a small bunch of fresh mint a small bunch of parsley 50 g raisins 4 tbs olive oil 4 tbsof vinegar or lemon juice salt Put couscous ...
more ...
Flower

This week in the kitchen - Update of the recipe content in English

This week in the kitchen - Update of the recipe content in English
08-02-2016
    Dear English speaking Friends,   I own you an excuse for not posting recipes and articles in English during the last two years. I hope you are still here and still following me.The good news is that I am currently reorganizing my site and this also includes translation of the most interesting ...
more ...
All
Flower
Flower

What I have in my fridge?

If you′re wondering what to cook with the products you have in the fridge, use our Search Engine. Enter the basic product and its types, click on "Search". A list of recipes that contain all of the products or part of them wil be displayed.
Flower


Flower

Most Popular

Cake “Agnes”А Raspberry Temptation
Roasted Jerusalem artichoke with Sweet Potato, Onions and ZaatarCream
Veggie Buckwheat BurgerCrêpes - French Pancakes
Spinach, Gluten Free FocacciaMarinated  Black Sea Palamut (Bonito)
Flower

Melon and Basil Smoothie

Melon and Basil Smoothie
08-02-2016
A hundred percent refreshing drink for a hot or tough day. All you need is a piece of chilled melon, few fresh sprigs of basil, cold water and ice. Blend everything together and serve in a tall glass with extra basil leaves. Cheers,   Desi
more ...
All

Blackberry Smoothie

Blackberry Smoothie
20-07-2013
Preparation time: 10 minutes Serves:2                                 1 cup blackberries 1 banana 2 ripe pears 200 ml of rice- coconut milk. May be replaced with water or plain milk fresh mint Cut the pears into cubes, don’t remove the seeds seeds. Put all fruits in a blender and process. Finally, add the milk and mix.     Serve in glasses with ...
more ...
All