Basic Roasted Beets

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Basic Roasted Beets

Add color and flavor to your favorite dishes with roasted beets. The earthy sweetness of beets pairs well with most foods.

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  • 3 large:beets
  • canola:oil
  • 1 rosemary:sprig
  • 3 thyme:sprigs


  1. Preheat oven to 400 F.
  2. Cut off any leaves or stems from the beets. Rub the beets with the canola oil. Place the beets in a medium ovenproof casserole with the rosemary and thyme. Cover tightly with foil.
  3. Roast the beets for about 45-60 minutes until the beets can be easily pierced with a paring knife. Remove from the oven and let cool until the beets can be handled easily.
  4. With a paring knife, peel off the beet skin. Slice the beets into wedges, julienne or dice.