Chef Jamie Malone makes a tangy, lush and slightly spicy vinaigrette that is delicious on sweet sunchokes and fresh spinach. Slideshow:  More Roasted Vegetable Recipes 

Jamie Malone
December 2014

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© Christina Holmes

Recipe Summary

active:
20 mins
total:
1 hr
Yield:
4 to 6
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat the oven to 375°. On a baking sheet, toss the sunchokes, oil, thyme sprigs and garlic and season with salt. Roast for about 1 hour, stirring occasionally, until golden and tender. Discard the thyme sprigs and garlic. Transfer the sunchokes to a large bowl.

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  • Meanwhile, in a saucepan, cook the vinegar over moderate heat until reduced to 2 tablespoons, 3 minutes. Transfer to a bowl. Stir in the shallots, crushed red pepper and honey.

  • Wipe out the saucepan. Add the butter and cook over moderate heat until golden brown, 2 to 3 minutes. Whisk the butter into the vinegar mixture and season with salt and pepper.

  • Add the spinach, chives and vinaigrette to the sunchokes; season with salt and pepper and toss to coat. Serve warm.

Suggested Pairing

Juicy, fruit-forward Pinot Gris.