Roasted Autumn Vegetables

Roasted Autumn Vegetables

½ lb small red potatoes
1 Tbsp olive oil
Bay leaf
¼ tsp dried thyme, crumbled
Garlic cloves, crushed
2 lbs butternut squash, peeled and cut into ¾ inch pieces (4 cups)
Fresh thyme sprigs for garnish, if desired

1. In a bowl, toss together the potatoes, quartered, 1/2 Tbsp of olive oil, bay leaf, dried thyme, garlic, and pepper to taste.
2. Spread the vegetables in an oiled large roasting pan and roast them in the middle of a preheated 375 degree oven, shaking pan every 5-10 minutes for 25 minutes.
3. In a bowl, toss the squash with a ½ Tbsp of olive oil and pepper to taste. Add to the pan. Roast the vegetables, shaking the pan occasionally for 10-20 minutes more, or until they are tender. Discard the bay leaf and garnish the vegetables with the thyme sprigs.

Nutrition per ½ cup serving:
Calories: 170
Fat: 9 g
Sodium: 175 mg
Carbohydrate: 15 g

Recipe obtained from Diabetic Gourmet

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