Roasted Root Vegetables With Meyer Lemon & Herbs

Roasted Root Vegetables With Meyer Lemon & Herbs

Fragrant Meyer lemons and herbs lend flavor and color to a rich medley of root vegetables in this delectable recipe. It’s a flavor-packed side dish for roast meats or fish, or a vegan dish perfect to pair with a green salad. Nutritious and bright, it’s a pick-me-up comfort food for a cool winter’s night.
Course Main Dish, Side Dish


  • 1 pound fingerling potatoes
  • 1/2 pound carrots
  • 1/2 pound parsnips
  • 1/2 pound beets
  • 6 cloves garlic chopped
  • 1 tablespoon fresh thyme chopped
  • 2 sprigs rosemary chopped
  • 2 Meyer lemons
  • 3 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon Kosher salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • Chopped parsley to garnish


  • Preheat the oven to 450°F.
  • Cut the Meyer lemons into thin slices and remove any seeds. Set aside for now.
  • Wash the vegetables, and cut the potatoes, carrots, parsnips and beets into 2-inch pieces. Add them to a large bowl.
  • In a small bowl, combine the garlic, thyme, rosemary, red wine vinegar, olive oil, salt, and pepper.
  • Spoon a little over the Meyer lemon slices. Then, pour the rest over the vegetables and toss to coat.
  • Arrange the vegetables on a baking sheet, with the Meyer lemon slices on top.
  • Roast in the oven for about 40 minutes, turning once. The vegetables and lemon slices should be very tender and golden brown at the edges.
Keyword Meyer lemons
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