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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 66 kcal
Author Elaine Benoit

Ingredients

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

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 425 F
  2. Wash your beets
  3. Cut the beet greens off leaving 3 inches of stem. (Save the beet greens for a different recipe)
  4. Leave the long pointy portion on to hold the juices in
  5. Line the beets into a baking dish
  6. Drizzle olive oil on the beets and be generous
  7. Salt the beets
  8. Cover baking dish with foil and put it all into the oven
  9. Roast for 30 minutes
  10. Remove from oven, flip the beets over, cover again with foil and return to oven for another 15 minutes
  11. 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
  12. Once they are done, let the beets cool for 5 to 10 minutes or until you can handle them comfortably
  13. Don some gloves, grab a paring knife, pick up a beet and cut off the ends off of it, discard ends
  14. With the knife, pull the skin off until all the beets are bare naked
  15. Plate
  16. Slice beets
  17. Place on your fresh salad or place them on your plate with some delicious meat
  18. Chew
  19. Smile with red stained teeth
  20. Enjoy
Nutrition Facts
Simple Tasty and Beautiful Roasted Beets
Amount Per Serving (1 beet)
Calories 66 Calories from Fat 27
% Daily Value*
Fat 3g5%
Sodium 88mg4%
Potassium 266mg8%
Carbohydrates 7g2%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 25IU1%
Vitamin C 4mg5%
Calcium 13mg1%
Iron 0.6mg3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.