root vegetable

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Noun1.root vegetable - any of various fleshy edible underground roots or tubersroot vegetable - any of various fleshy edible underground roots or tubers
veg, vegetable, veggie - edible seeds or roots or stems or leaves or bulbs or tubers or nonsweet fruits of any of numerous herbaceous plant
Irish potato, murphy, potato, spud, tater, white potato - an edible tuber native to South America; a staple food of Ireland
yam - edible tuberous root of various yam plants of the genus Dioscorea grown in the tropics world-wide for food
sweet potato - the edible tuberous root of the sweet potato vine which is grown widely in warm regions of the United States
sunchoke, Jerusalem artichoke - sunflower tuber eaten raw or boiled or sliced thin and fried as Saratoga chips
beet, beetroot - round red root vegetable
carrot - orange root; important source of carotene
celeriac, celery root - thickened edible aromatic root of a variety of celery plant
salsify - either of two long roots eaten cooked
parsnip - whitish edible root; eaten cooked
radish - pungent fleshy edible root
turnip - root of any of several members of the mustard family
edda, taro root, cocoyam, dasheen, taro - tropical starchy tuberous root
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With the company sourcing the starchy root from more than 7,000 smallholder farmers, DADTCO's innovation is enhancing food security in Mozambique, while also creating far-reaching job opportunities for rural farmers.
Citrus roasted root veg with gooey goat's cheese If you fancy a meat-free meal, this delicious combination of starchy root vegetables and creamy goat's cheese is the one to get you really licking your lips.
Yuca Also known as Add to soups or Vitamin C, cassava, this stews, fry into thiamin, folate, starchy root may frita, or peel fiber, copper, be used to and mash for magnesium, replace potatoes a side dish manganese, and in dishes.
In the Amazon jungle the staple is yuca, a starchy root, and plantains, a close relative of the banana.
To exemplify the shift from traditional nutrient-rich foods to ultra-processed ones, intake of the following four food groups was assessed using a food-frequency questionnaire: 1) fruits and vegetables, 2) tubers/ starchy root vegetables, 3) fried foods, and 4) fast foods.
9 Cassava is a starchy root and a dietary staple in Africa.
Sweet potato is a starchy root crop unrelated to potato.
When I was with the Amazonian Indians I have eaten and chewed up manioc (a starchy root vegetable).
And the plant's starchy root is a substantial portion of the diet of nearly 600 million people worldwide.
Base your meals on starchy foods such as bread, potatoes, rice, pasta, noodles, chapattis, starchy root vegetables, oats crackers and breakfast cereals and have them for snacks too.
The weedlike vine that volunteers itself along many roadways has a commercial purpose today, as Australians use the starchy root as a thickening agent.
European kitchens, by contrast, covet this sweet and starchy root vegetable, so essential to dishes like the traditional "Sunday roast.