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Ragout-Gourmet Roasted Vegetarian Ragout
Show: Nov 21st
The vegetable stock:
Ingredients: Makes 1 gallon
1/4 cup Vegetable Oil
Heat the 1/4 cup oil, add 1 cup each of sliced onions, chopped leeks, celery, carrots, turnips, garlic and tomatoes. Add 3 qts of water and wine with the bouquet garni. Simmer for 30-40 minutes. Strain and keep at a light simmer.
Oven-caramelized root vegetables:
1 Yam, large
Preheat oven to 300°F. Peel the 1 yam, 1 sweet potato, 4 purple potatoes, 2 turnips and 2 parsnips into 1 inch pieces and 2 cups baby carrots. Toss in olive oil to coat evenly add 2 tsp salt and 1 tsp pepper. Spread on a baking pan and roast in oven until lightly browned, about 30-40 minutes.
Whole Roasted Garlic:
1 head Garlic, whole, roasted
Sautéed Cioppolini Onions:
12 Cioppolini onions (Pearl or boiling onions can be substituted)
2 cups combination of mushrooms ( Portobello’s, chanterelles, crimini, button etc.)
Oven dried Tomatoes:
Cut the ends off each of the 6 tomatoes and slice in half. Place each half their trimmed end, on an un-greased cookie sheet pan. Place a garlic slice on drizzle with a bit of olive oil, add a pinch each of the thyme, salt and pepper.
Place in 300°F oven and cook until the bottoms just begin to brown about 1+ hour. Set aside.
1 tsp Fennel seeds
6 Tbs Butter, unsalted
Mix butter and flour together. Add to skillet and slowly cook until slightly brown, careful not to burn.
12 Tbs Brown roux
Place 12 Tbs roux in a deep pot, add 5 cups stock. Heat through. Add all the roasted root vegetables, the 12 Cioppolini Onions, roasted garlic cloves, mushrooms and. heat through about 10 minutes.
Serve over spaghetti squash and garnish with oven dried tomatoes, vegetable chips* and fresh sage sprigs. *Make your own potato or sweet potato chips or buy Taro multi vegetable chips
Roast whole in oven piercing a few times with a knife so it does not explode until tender at 300 degrees for about 1 hour. Alternatively, cook in the microwave 7 minutes on each side on high totaling about 14 minutes or until tender. Remember