Roasted Sunchokes

This is my first time cooking or eating sunchokes……I ordered some groceries from SPUD urban delivery this week and I got their farmers surprise box. It included beets, potatoes, fresh herbs, kale and these sunchokes. A sunchoke is also called a “Jerusalem artichoke” and they are part of the tuber family. They grow under the ground like potatoes but taste like a cross between a potato and an artichoke and have a slight nutty flavour. They are a great source of dietary fibre and contain minerals such as potassium, iron, and copper. I can’t say that this vegetable will make it into my diet as a weekly staple but it was fun trying a new food. If you haven’t tried these little tubers before, I think they are worth exploring. I saw some great recipes for sunchoke soup online……… 😉

xx Malika

Sunchokes

Roasted Sunchokes with garlic and thyme
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Recipe type: Vegtable
Cuisine: Vegan
Serves: 2
 
Ingredients
  • 1 lb. sunchokes (scrubbed)
  • 2 tbs olive oil
  • 1 clove of crushed garlic
  • 4 sprigs of fresh thyme
  • salt and pepper to taste
Instructions
  1. Preheat your oven to 375 degrees. Lay a piece of parchment paper on your baking sheet and then spread out your sunchokes.
  2. Drizzle with olive oil and garlic and season with herbs, salt and pepper.
  3. Bake in the oven for 25 minutes.
  4. Serve and enjoy.

Thyme and garlic sunchokes

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