Roasted Winter Vegetable Baklava

60 mins (prep 45)
11 ingredients
makes 6 servings
Traditionally, baklava is a Middle Eastern dessert, but we fell head over heels for this savory rendition. Roasting coaxes out the earthy magic in hearty root vegetables and fennel, which are then tossed with fresh dill and baked in walnut-layered phyllo until it's golden brown.

Categories:  middle-eastern , casserole~gratin , winter , vegetable ,
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  • 1/2 cup walnuts (2 ounces), toasted
  • 1/4 cup fine dry plain bread crumbs
  • 1 pound yukon gold potatoes
  • 2 medium fennel bulbs, trimmed, reserving fronds, bulbs halved and sliced lengthwise 1/4 inch thick
  • 3/4 pound parsnips (3 medium), sliced diagonally 1/3 inch thick
  • 1/2 pound carrots (3 medium), sliced diagonally 1/3 inch thick
  • 1 large onion, halved and sliced
  • 3/4 cup olive oil, divided
  • 2/3 cup water
  • 1/3 cup chopped dill
  • 8 (17-by 12-inch) phyllo sheets, thawed if frozen
  • equipment: a shallow 3-quart oval or rectangular baking dish


Serving Size (170.55 g)
Servings 6
Amount per Serving
Calories 448.41 Calories from Fat 384.21
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 42.69g 394.09%
Saturated Fat 5.33g 160.02%
Trans Fat 0.0g %
Cholesterol 0.0mg 0.0%
Sodium 33.79mg 8.45%
Total Carbohydrate 16.52g 33.05%
Dietary Fiber 5.16 g 123.79%
Sugars 5.03 g %
Protein 4.03g 48.42%
Vitamin A 6318.81IU% Vitamin C 12.13mg%
Calcium 53.29mg% Iron 1.19mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
dry, plain bread crumbs, yukon gold potatoes, large, chopped dill, or, a, baking


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