How To Roast Beets

Roasted beets may be served hot or cold.  They’re delicious salads,  combined with other root veggies, or pureed for soups.

  1. Heat oven to 375 °F.
  2. Rinse beets well and trim off any leafy tops (which are also edible).
  3. Wrap beets in foil and place on middle rack in oven.
  4. Roast until beets are tender and easily pierced with a knife, checking every 20 minutes or so (total roasting time is usually between 45–60 minutes depending on size; giant beets may take longer); once tender, remove from oven.
    When beets are cool enough to handle, peel using a paring knife or by pushing off the skin with your fingers.

Share this post

Magazine Search

Sign up for our monthly newsletter

 

Recent Recipes articles:

August 11, 2015
July 13, 2015
Adapted from allrecipes.com
June 24, 2015
April 27, 2015
March 24, 2015
February 24, 2015
January 27, 2015
December 2, 2014

More recent articles:

Getting ready for the marathon should be half the fun
August 25, 2015
Food:
Simple lunch solutions for office kitchens
August 25, 2015
How to stay loose on the job
August 19, 2015
How to win the office potluck
August 10, 2015
The FruitGuys third Iron Chef competition a sizzling success
July 29, 2015
Food:
The joy of nut (and seed) butters
July 22, 2015
Save Sonoma County’s special apple, the Gravenstein
July 13, 2015
A good night’s sleep and how to get it
July 13, 2015

About Us

The FruitGuys Magazine is your source for workplace culture, trends, and healthy living. Previously known as The FruitGuys Almanac, the Magazine began in 2007. Editors and contributors include nationally known journalists and food writers. Submissions and suggestions can be sent to the editor.