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Home Health Library Recipes Glazed root vegetables

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1/2 cup
Calories 57

Amount Per Serving
Monounsaturated fat 0.8 g
Saturated fat Trace
Total fat 1 g
Sodium 24 mg
Cholesterol 0 mg
Dietary fiber 1 g
Protein 2 g

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:

Calories: 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less than 65g 80g
Saturated Fat Less than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less than 300mg 300 mg
Sodium Less than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carbohydrate 300g 375g
Dietary Fiber 25g 30g

Calories per gram:

Fat 9 • Carbohydrate 4 • Protein 4

Any type of root vegetable works well in this side dish. For variety, try sweet potatoes, parsnips or rutabagas.


(Serves 4)
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 1/2 cup onions, cut into 1-inch pieces (or pearl onions)
  • 1/2 cup carrots, cut into 1-inch pieces (or baby carrots)
  • 1/2 cup turnips, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1/2 cup new potatoes, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil


In a saucepan, add the water, onions, carrots, turnips and potatoes. Simmer uncovered over medium heat until vegetables are tender, about 15 minutes. Drain and sprinkle with sugar and olive oil. Turn up the heat and continue to cook, shaking the pan until the vegetables are glazed and slightly golden. Transfer to a serving dish and serve immediately.

Last Updated: April 19th, 2016