Root Vegetables with Gorgonzola

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Root Vegetables with Gorgonzola
Photo: © James Baigrie


  • 1 medium rutabaga (1 1/2 pounds), cut into 1-inch dice

  • 2 pounds Yukon Gold potatoes, peeled and cut into 1 1/2-inch dice

  • 1 large fennel bulb—halved, cored and cut into 1 1/2-inch pieces

  • 8 fresh thyme sprigs

  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

  • Salt and freshly ground pepper

  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar

  • 6 ounces Gorgonzola, crumbled


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°. In a roasting pan, toss the rutabaga, potatoes, fennel, thyme and oil; season with salt and pepper. Roast for 1 hour and 40 minutes, or until tender. Discard the thyme.

  2. In a small skillet, boil the vinegar until reduced to 2 tablespoons, 5 minutes.

  3. Sprinkle the cheese over the root vegetables and roast until melted. Drizzle with the balsamic glaze and serve.

Make Ahead

The recipe can be prepared through Step 2 up to 6 hours ahead. Reheat the vegetables before roasting with the cheese.

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