Description: A No-Meat version of Bilbo's famous Sunday dinner we all love.

Submitted by: admin on 2004-07-21 14:37:28

Serves: 2 hungry Hobbits, or 6 Elves

Prep Time: 30 minutes

Difficulty: Easy

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3 organic russet potatoes
4 organic red "creamer" potatoes
2 ribs organic celery
3 organic carrots
1 cup pearl onions
1 package Brown Gravy or gravy made with Gravy Master
1/2 package onion-mushroom soup mix
Olive Oil
opional fresh herbs: rosemary, thyme


Peheat oven to 375 degrees.

- Chop celery, carrots, potatoes, and onions.

- In a steamer basket steam potatoes, carrots, and celery until they are beginning to soften--about 10-15 minutes.

- While the veggies are steaming, place the onions in a greased casserole or roasting pan and place in the oven.

- Roast the onions for about 10 minutes---until they begin to brown. You may also saute in a pan until browned.

- Remove the onions and glaze the roasting pan with the olive oil and some water.

- Add steamed vegetables to the roasting pan and toss lightly to distribute.

- In a small saucepan add 2 cups cold water, the gravy mix and the soup mix.

-Bring the mixture to a boil and pour over veggies.

-Add fresh herbs (if using) and a few cracks of pepper

-Reduce oven to 350 degrees and bake (covered) for 30-45 minutes