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A list of root vegetables and tubers. These are edible plants in which the leaves, stems, flowers, or roots are edible. This list does not include edible plants that are funguses, seeds, or treated as fruits. Something to consider: the word vegetable is based on culinary tradition. It is not scientific. Edible plants traditionally used to make savory dishes are typically considered to be types of vegetables. That said, some vegetables are occasionally used to also make sweet dishes, such as carrots, rhubarb, and even avocados. While some of the vegetables on this list may be eaten raw, more often than not, vegetables are cooked. So whether you're a vegetarian, vegan, or just a well rounded carnivore, enjoy this list of root vegetables and tubers. If you want to add your favorite root veggies to this list, just type in the name and click add. While you're at it, don't forget to vote for your favorites!
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Carrot is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Tasty Root Vegetables
Carrot Latin Name: Daucus Carota Subsp. Sativus

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382 91
Sweet potato is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Tasty Root Vegetables
Sweet potato Latin Name: Ipomoea batatas

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263 115
Beet is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Tasty Root Vegetables
Beet Latin Name: Beta vulgaris

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137 35
Onion is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Tasty Root Vegetables
Richie The-boss added Onion

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119 25
Potatoes is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Tasty Root Vegetables
Carlene Vogt added Potatoes

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189 90
Radish is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Tasty Root Vegetables

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174 93
Yellow Lily Yam is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Tasty Root Vegetables
Yellow Lily Yam Latin Name: Amorphophallus glabra

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177 103
Parsnip is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Tasty Root Vegetables
Parsnip Latin Name: Pastinaca Sativa

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89 34
Ginger is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Tasty Root Vegetables
Richie The-boss added Ginger

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166 104
Turnip is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Tasty Root Vegetables
Turnip Latin Name: Brassica spp.

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122 72
Jicama is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Tasty Root Vegetables

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114 75
Native Ginger is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Tasty Root Vegetables
Native Ginger Latin Name: Hornstedtia scottiana

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106 74
Parsley Root is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Tasty Root Vegetables
Parsley Root Latin Name: Petroselinum spp.

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78 43
Black Cumin is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Tasty Root Vegetables
Black Cumin Latin Name: Bunium persicum

The Best Roots Reggae Bands/Artists

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104 72
Rutabaga is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Tasty Root Vegetables
Rutabaga Latin Name: Brassica spp.

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68 52
Daikon is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Tasty Root Vegetables
Daikon Latin Name: Raphanus Sativus Var. Longipinnatus

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85 70
Cassava is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Tasty Root Vegetables
Cassava Latin Name: Manihot esculenta

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63 49
Yacón is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Tasty Root Vegetables
Yacón Latin Name: Smallanthus sonchifolius

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58 47
Celeriac is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Tasty Root Vegetables
Celeriac Latin Name: Apium Graveolens Rapaceum

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32 22
Kohlrabi is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Tasty Root Vegetables
Richie The-boss added Kohlrabi

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29 21
Celery Root is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Tasty Root Vegetables
Richie The-boss added Celery Root

The Best Relish Brands

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54 51
Salsify is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Tasty Root Vegetables
Salsify Latin Name: Tragopogon spp.

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52 48
Maca is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Tasty Root Vegetables

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47 47
Bush Carrot is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Tasty Root Vegetables
Bush Carrot Latin Name: Abelmoschus moschatus

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44 47
Burdock is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Tasty Root Vegetables
Burdock Latin Name: Arctium, Family Asteraceae

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45 49
Desert Yam is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Tasty Root Vegetables
Desert Yam Latin Name: Ipomoea costata

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42 47
Bush Potato is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Tasty Root Vegetables
Bush Potato Latin Name: Vigna lanceolata

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37 45
Black Salsify is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Tasty Root Vegetables
Black Salsify Latin Name: Scorzonera hispanica

The Tastiest Beans & Legumes

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32 42
Breadroot is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Tasty Root Vegetables
Breadroot Latin Name: Psoralea esculenta

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39 51
Arracacha is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Tasty Root Vegetables
Arracacha Latin Name: Arracacia xanthorrhiza

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34 45
Ahipa is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Tasty Root Vegetables
Ahipa Latin Name: Pachyrhizus spp.

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36 49
Pignut Or Earthnut is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Tasty Root Vegetables
Pignut Or Earthnut Latin Name: Conopodium majus

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31 46
Yam Daisy is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Tasty Root Vegetables
Yam Daisy Latin Name: Microseris scapigera

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29 44
Mauka Or Chago is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Tasty Root Vegetables
Mauka Or Chago Latin Name: Mirabilis extensa

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31 41
Mangelwurzel is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Tasty Root Vegetables
Mangelwurzel Latin Name: Beta vulgaris

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35 62
Flounder is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Tasty Root Vegetables
AnnEdwardsJarman added Flounder

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26 53
Skirret is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Tasty Root Vegetables
Skirret Latin Name: Sium sisarum