Roasted Beets

Elaine Douglas

By
@BreadandSoupLady

Roasted beets are easier and tastier than boiled beets. Roasting keeps in flavour. colour and nutrients.
The roasted beets can be used for salads, soups, pickles or simply as a side dish with a touch of butter.
Use kitchen gloves to keep your hands from turning red when you peel the beets.


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Serves:

Depends on how many beets you prepare

Prep:

5 Min

Cook:

1 Hr 15 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

whole beets

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
2
Wash beets to remove any residual dirt.
Leave root and 1 inch of stem intact.
3
Wrap individual beets tightly in square of aluminum foil and put in oven on rack or on baking sheet.
4
Bakes about 1 - 1 1/4 hours depending on size of beets.
Test for doneness with a metal skewer. There should be no resistance to the skewer.
5
Remove from oven and unwrap. When beets are cool enough to handle, with your hands rub the beets to easily slip off the skins and trim the stem and root.
6
Beets are ready to be used for salads, soups, pickles or simply served as a side dish with a touch of butter.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Canadian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy