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Plated simple tasty and beautiful roasted beets plated and ready to eat

Simple Tasty and Beautiful Roasted Beets

These easy and delicious roasted beets will be a family favorite.
Course Vegetables
Cuisine Vegetarian
Keyword roasted beets
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings 6 beets
Calories 66kcal


  • 3 red beets
  • 3 yellow beets
  • 1.5 tablespoons Olive oil
  • 1/16 teaspoon Salt


  • Preheat oven to 425 F
  • Wash your beets
  • Cut the beet greens off leaving 3 inches of stem. (Save the beet greens for a different recipe)
  • Leave the long pointy portion on to hold the juices in
  • Line the beets into a baking dish
  • Drizzle olive oil on the beets and be generous
  • Salt the beets
  • Cover baking dish with foil and put it all into the oven
  • Roast for 30 minutes
  • Remove from oven, flip the beets over, cover again with foil and return to oven for another 15 minutes
  • Test the beets with a cake tester by putting it into the biggest beet. If it is too hard to spear the beet, place back in the oven for additional 15 minutes
  • Once they are done, let the beets cool for 5 to 10 minutes or until you can handle them comfortably
  • Don some gloves, grab a paring knife, pick up a beet and cut off the ends off of it, discard ends
  • With the knife, pull the skin off until all the beets are bare naked
  • Plate
  • Slice beets
  • Place on your fresh salad or place them on your plate with some delicious meat
  • Chew
  • Smile with red stained teeth
  • Enjoy


Serving: 1beet | Calories: 66kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 3g | Sodium: 88mg | Potassium: 266mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 25IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 13mg | Iron: 0.6mg