Fruit & Vegetable Delivery!
My first shipment of local fruit and vegetables came to my doorstep last night! Perfect timing.....triathlon season is just starting! My dear friend Rose gave me a great idea. Since the deliveries will be made up with whatever is fresh, good, and plentiful in our area.......I will always be surprised by what's in the box. And to me, nothing is more fun than making up new healthy recipes!
The first thing I noticed was an odd shaped root vegetable. I researched online and it turned out to be a jerusalem artichoke (or often called a sunchoke). It looks like this:
Here's a photo......if you look closely, don't you see animals? I see a little pig, a turtle, a cow, a pug! Ok I'm losing it. Anyway, I worked with what I have in the kitchen. I scrubbed them clean, sliced them on a mandoline, tossed them in about 2 tbsp. of walnut oil, 1 tsp. smoked salt, 1 tsp. pepper, a small handful of chopped walnuts and 1/4 cup fresh snipped parsley. Roast in the oven (about 425 degrees) and keep an eye on them, turning often. Probably 30 minutes of total roasting. Here's what you'll get: