Roasted Beets

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 2 hr 30 min
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

Ingredients

2
lb beets, scrubbed clean, green tops removed
2
tablespoons olive oil
1
tablespoon salt

Directions

Directions

  • 1 Heat oven to 400°F. Line roasting pan with foil. Place beets in pan. Rub oil and salt over beets. Cover beets tightly with another sheet of foil.
  • 2 Roast 1 hour or until beets are tender when pierced with fork. If not tender, roast 30 to 60 minutes longer. Cool 15 minutes.
  • 3 With gloves on, peel off outer beet skins. Cut beets into slices or quarters.

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Tips

Expert Tips

When working with red beets, prevent hands from staining by using food-grade plastic or latex gloves when handling the beets.

Cook golden beets per recipe above. Golden beets are yellow in color, do not stain as much, and have a slightly milder flavor.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
104.8
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4.8g
7%
Saturated Fat
0.7g
3%
Sodium
798.2mg
33%
Total Carbohydrate
14.5g
5%
Dietary Fiber
4.2g
17%
Sugars
10.2g
Protein
2.4g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin C
12.30%
12%
Calcium
2.50%
2%
Iron
6.90%
7%
Exchanges:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.