Vegetables are not the first thing you think of when you imagine a delicious dessert, but some chefs are creating dishes that combine ingredients like parsnips, beets, and eggplant with more common dessert foods to make dishes that are truly different.
The veggies give desserts an earthy, savory quality rather than the overt sweetness most people would expect. Beet brownies and goat cheese almond eggplant cheesecake are two items available from Marion Street Market in Oak park, Illinois.
We’re not total strangers to veggie desserts (carrot cake, anyone?), but the idea is a little odd. Not everyone likes sweet desserts, so this is an option for those particular diners and anyone with an adventurous palate. Health-conscious millennials are likely to give it a try!
Read the full article here: Think You could Upsell a Veggie Dessert?