Spirit of Food: Roasted Sunchokes
June 1, 2022
(aka Jerusalem Artichokes)
Found growing naturally in North America, Indigenous peoples gathered Sunchokes for many years and knew they had great nutrition value.
- 1 – ½ Ibs. Sunchokes
- ¼ c. olive oil
- ½ tsp. dried rosemary
Cut Sunchokes into cubes and place in a roasting dish/pan. Drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle with rosemary. Bake for 35 – 40 minutes. Serve.
Nutritional Benefits of Sunchokes Sunchokes are rich in iron to give you energy, along with potassium and vitamin B1, which support muscles and nerves. Although they are sweet, their
starchy fibre stops blood sugar spikes.
They have a lower glycemic index (Gl) score than potatoes – and they aren’t fattening.