If looks could kill, this platter would be guilty as charged. Not only are these parsnip fries way healthier than traditional fries, but time in the oven gives them a boost of sweet flavor. If there were ever an underrated fall vegetable, it would be parsnips. Dress them up with this sumptuous mix of Mediterranean-inspired textures and tastes. If you don’t want to serve this family style, you can divide all the ingredients among individual serving plates.
Back in black
With a less earthy flavor and the added benefit of holding their shape during cooking, black lentils are the rock stars of the legume world when it comes to use in salads. They’re also nicknamed beluga lentils, since they look similar to beluga whale caviar.