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Slow Cooker Root Vegetables

Fix and forget type of side dish!
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time3 hours
Servings - 4 servings


  • 4 small sweet potatoes, peeled and quartered
  • 4 whole carrots, peeled and cut into chunks
  • 1 lb. parsnips, peeled and cut into chunks
  • 2 Tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp maple syrup
  • 1 tsp dried rosemary
  • Salt and pepper


  • Rinse the peeled and quartered sweet potatoes and put them into the base of the slow cooker.
  • Add the carrot and parsnip chunks.
  • Drizzle the balsamic vinegar and maple syrup over the vegetables and toss gently, keeping the sweet potatoes on the bottoms.
  • Sprinkle the dried rosemary, salt and pepper over the top.
  • Set on low and cook for 4 hours. If possible, gently toss once, halfway through the slow cooking cycle.
  • Serve Slow Cooker Root Vegetables as side dish, or as main meal with a salad.