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11 Delicious Ways to Eat Root Veggies Under 400 Calories

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While they may not always be the prettiest, root veggies like beets, parsnips, turnips, jicama, carrots and radishes are some of the most nutritious. They’re rich in fiber, antioxidants and phytonutrients. From breakfast dishes like sweet potato hash and smoothies to snacks like baked fries and one-skillet dinners, here are tasty and healthy ways to use root veggies.

1. SWEET POTATO BEET HASH WITH EGGS | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 287; Total Fat: 10g; Saturated Fat: 2g; Monounsaturated Fat: 5g; Cholesterol: 186mg; Sodium: 250g; Carbohydrate: 41g; Dietary Fiber: 8g; Sugar: 15g; Protein: 11g

2. CREAMY CAULIFLOWER AND CARROT SOUP | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 263; Total Fat: 15g; Saturated Fat: 3g; Monounsaturated Fat: 9g; Cholesterol: 7mg; Sodium: 238mg; Carbohydrate: 24g; Dietary Fiber: 7g; Sugar: 12g; Protein: 11g

3. PESTO “ZOODLES” WITH BRUSSELS SPROUTS | INSPIRALIZED

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 306; Total Fat: 27g; Saturated Fat: 3g; Monounsaturated Fat: 18g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 491mg; Carbohydrate: 15g; Dietary Fiber: 5g; Sugar: 7g; Protein: 5g

4. SKILLET CHICKEN WITH ROASTED CARROTS | COOKING LIGHT

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 377; Total Fat: 9g; Saturated Fat: 3g; Monounsaturated Fat: 4g; Cholesterol: 111mg; Sodium: 401mg; Carbohydrate: 30g; Dietary Fiber: 3g; Sugar: 7g; Protein: 46g

5. CHERRY LIME RED BEET SMOOTHIE | HEALTHY NIBBLES AND BITS

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 118; Total Fat: 2g; Saturated Fat: 0g; Monounsaturated Fat: 1g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 113mg; Carbohydrate: 28g; Dietary Fiber: 6g; Sugar: 17g; Protein: 3g

6. BAKED PARSNIP FRIES WITH CURRY-LIME YOGURT DIP | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 132; Total Fat: 4g; Saturated Fat: 1g; Monounsaturated Fat: 2g; Cholesterol: 4mg; Sodium: 257mg; Carbohydrate: 17g; Dietary Fiber: 21g; Sugar: 8g; Protein: 5g

7. SWEET POTATO AND ROASTED CHICKPEA BOWL | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 356; Total Fat: 18g; Saturated Fat: 2g; Monounsaturated Fat: 8g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 389mg; Carbohydrate: 43g; Dietary Fiber: 8g; Sugar: 8g; Protein: 8g

8. SAUTEED SWEET RADISHES | THE ENDLESS MEAL

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 77; Total Fat: 4g; Saturated Fat: 1g; Monounsaturated Fat: 3g; Cholesterol: 3mg; Sodium: 152mg; Total Carbohydrate: 10g; Dietary Fiber: 0g; Sugars: 10g; Protein: 0g

9. BEET BROWNIES WITH VEGAN CHOCOLATE GANACHE FROSTING | LENTINE ALEXIS

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 211; Total Fat: 10g; Saturated Fat: 4g; Monounsaturated Fat: 0g; Cholesterol: 23mg; Sodium: 56mg; Carbohydrate: 19g; Dietary Fiber: 2g; Sugar: 16g; Protein: 2g

10. BAKED JICAMA SHOESTRING FRIES | CLEAN EATING

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 240; Total Fat: 16g; Saturated Fat: 2g; Monounsaturated Fat: 11g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 139mg; Carbohydrate: 21g; Dietary Fiber: 10g; Sugar: 6g; Protein: 5g

11. 4-INGREDIENT BEET BERRY SMOOTHIE | DIETITIAN DEBBIE DISHES

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 234; Total Fat: 5g; Saturated Fat: 3g; Monounsaturated Fat: 0g; Cholesterol: 20mg; Sodium: 391mg; Carbohydrate: 42g; Dietary Fiber: 7g; Sugar: 33g; Protein: 11g

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