Rainbow of flavors in this Meatless Monday recipe

Bridge Street

Chef and educator at Wyllie Fox Farm and founder of LOFO, Abigail Henson, encourages people to shift their focus from eating meat to eating vegetables at least once a week. The plant based chef made a wintry mix of rainbow roasted root salad with a maple cayenne seasoning for an easy meatless Monday dish.

Maple Cayenne Roasted Rainbow Root Salad 

Butternut Squash
Watermelon radish
Rainbow Carrots
Turnips
Parsnips
Brussels Sprouts
Red Beets
Chioggia Beets
Scallions
Kale
Lime
Farro
————
Line baking sheet with parchment paper. Pre-heat oven @ 425

Dice in bite-sized pieces (size of a quarter)
Toss in bowl with avocado oil, generous shimmer of salt, cracked pepper, maple sugar (another farmer’s market find) and touch of cayenne or red pepper flake (to your liking)
Put in oven and roast for about 25 minutes.

Pull from oven and let cool slightly.

Rinse and destem kale. Cut into 1 inch squares. On medium heat heat avocado oil in sauté pan. Add kale, shimmer with salt, grate zest of lime over it as it transforms to vibrant dark green. Toss with tongs.
Place wilted kale on plate and top with roasted veggies, squeeze small section of lime atop and garnish with chopped scallions. For additional substance – use brown rice, quinoa or farro as a base.

For farro: in small sauce pan combine 1 cup farro, 2 cups water pinch of salt. Bring to boil. Cover, lower heat for 25-30 minutes. Do not lift cover or stir during process.
Remove lid, fluff with fork.

Copyright 2020 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Live Doppler 9 Map Center

CNY View

CNY View

CNY View

Oswego Area

Oswego Area

Syracuse Area

Syracuse Area

Ask The Expert

Do you have a question for one of our Bridge Street Experts?

Send them our way: BridgeStreet@LocalSYR.com

Just put "Expert" in the subject line and your questions could be part of our "Ask The Expert" segments.

We're highlighting advice from a financial advisor, a personal trainer, a doctor, a chef, a lawyer, and a nutritionist. Got a question? Share it with us.

Contests


When there's a call-in contest on Bridge Street, the number to call is 671-9990.

Occasionally, special contests will use a different phone number, so always double-check which number is given on-air.

For complete rules regarding call-in sweepstakes on WSYR-TV, please click here

Web Contests: Click here to see the current web contests on LocalSYR.com