Roasted Beets

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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

How to Make Roasted Beets

Step-by-Step

  • 1Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  • 2Wash beets to remove any residual dirt.
    Leave root and 1 inch of stem intact.
  • 3Wrap individual beets tightly in square of aluminum foil and put in oven on rack or on baking sheet.
  • 4Bakes 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.
  • 5Remove 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.
  • 6Beets are ready to be used for salads, soups, pickles or simply served as a side dish with a touch of butter.

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About Roasted Beets

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