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Roasted Beets with Balsamic Glaze


  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 1 hour 5 mins
  • Total Time: 1 hour 20 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings
  • Category: Sides
  • Method: Roasting

Description

These bright and colorful Roasted Beets with Balsamic Glaze are a tasty and healthy side dish that will convert even the biggest beet hater.


Ingredients

  • 3 medium-sized golden beets, tops removed
  • 3 medium-sized red beets, tops removed
  • 1/2 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon honey or maple syrup
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Scrub outside of beets, and then wrap each beet in aluminum foil. Place foil-wrapped beets on a baking sheet, and bake in preheated oven for 50-60 minutes, or until the beets are soft when pierced with a fork.
  2. Remove beets from oven and let cool until cool enough to handle—about 15 minutes. Meanwhile, heat the vinegar, honey or maple syrup, salt, and pepper in a small saucepan over medium-high heat. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer until thick and bubbly—about 3 minutes.
  3. Using clean hands, rub off the peels of the beets, or alternatively, use a sharp vegetable peeler to peel off the peels. Slice the peeled beets into 1/4″ rounds. Layer rounds on a platter, and then drizzle with the glaze before serving. Season with additional salt and pepper, if desired.

Keywords: sides, vegetables, beets, gluten-free, vegan

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