Roasted Beets
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If you haven't had beets since you were a kid, try them again. They are actually quite good if prepared properly.
Recipe type: side dish
Cuisine: American
Serves: 2
  • Beets
  • Olive oil
  • Salt
  1. Wash beets well and trim the tops, leaving about 3 inches of stalk.
  2. Drizzle the beets with olive oil and a few pinches of salt
  3. Wrap in aluminum foil and bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes to an hour, or until tender. Time depends on the size of the beets. Start checking them around 30 minutes in.
  4. Let the beets cool. When cool enough to handle, slip the peels off. I normally use a paper towel or vegetable scrubber, but the peelings easily come off if you just rub them with your fingers or you can use a peeler or paring knife.
  5. You can serve the beets whole or you can slice and serve in a salad.
Nutrition facts include beet greens (below).
Nutrition Information
Serving size: ½ cup Calories: 74 Total Fat: 3.6 g Total Carbohydrate: 9.6 Sugar: 4.3 g Dietary Fiber: 3.2 g Protein: 2.6 g
Recipe by Recovering Vegan at