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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Especially recommended is the approach to Southern supper dishes which are filled with main course options, such as Root Vegetable and Sirloin Pot Pies.
The winning dish of the 2014 Great Alaska Seafood Cook-Off, pan seared Alaska salmon with root vegetable hash and mushroom tea by Chef Travis Haugen of Southside Bistro, will be featured in the main dining rooms onboard.
Already popular in the USA, FOODesign's innovative model offers an efficient way to cook root and other vegetable products, such as potato, carrot, the root vegetable 'taro', beetroot and parsnip chips.
1 PARSNIPS are a root vegetable which grows well in Britain during the late autumn months.
Then, after visiting the dentist you have an uninspiring bowl of root vegetable soup (your teeth hurt), before taking your dog out for a walk, during which you trip over a tree root and break your ankle.
ROOT VEGETABLE WEDGES Serves: 4 INGREDIENTS 1 large potato; 1 sweet potato; 2 large parsnips; 2 large carrots; 1 tablespoon olive oil; 1 teaspoon dried rosemary; 1 teaspoon | Leek and potato soup dried oregano.
One inspired appetizer is cashew cheese-stuffed yuca cakes which make use of the potatolike root vegetable yucca and a "cheese" made from soaking cashews and blending them with olive oil, lemon juice and other ingredients.
UPTON - Culinary students at Blackstone Valley Regional Vocational Technical High School have began cultivating a root vegetable garden in two plots at the Upton Community Gardens on Mechanic Street.
A branded offer in the root vegetable sub-category would create "theatre" in the category and add value for retailers, said Huntapac sales director Simon Trewin.
Vegan Yum Yum: Decadent (But Doable) Animal-Free Recipes for Entertaining and Everyday" by vegan culinary expert Lauren Ulm truly lives up to its title as a compendium of thoroughly kitchen cook friend, palate pleasing, and appetite satisfying vegan dishes that range from Vegetable Fried Rice; Carmelized Leek and Spaghetti Squash Polenta with White Sauce; Moroccan Spiced Root Vegetable Home Fries; and Lime Peanut Noodles with Seitan, Kale, and Carrots; to Honeydew Coconut Tapioca; Cannellini Bean Soup with Pan-fried Croutons; and Snickerdoodle Cookies.
Gourmet delights also await passengers travelling in Business Class, where the menu includes poached marinated king prawns, horseradish chive tartlet and root vegetable vinaigrette or steamed halibut in the style of truite Ea la meuniE re with almond butter, summer vegetables and mashed potatoes, followed by woodruff jelly with strawberry lime compote.
You can serve these entrees with great sides ranging from Baby Carrots with Horseradish and Curry to Roasted Root Vegetable Mash, from Curry Coconut Rice to Sauteed Baby Bok Choy with Pine Nuts.