Beet recipes

How To Cook
With Beets

If your only memories of beets (like mine) are those red, canned, jelly like vegetables, then read on for more appetizing and yummy beet recipes.

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Roasted beet, pear, and feta salad

Roasted beet, pear, and feta saladMakes 2 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 medium beets, rinsed
  • 1 bunch baby spinach, rinsed
  • 1 bunch arugula, rinsed
  • 2 pears, peeled and diced
  • 2 shallots, chopped
  • 1/4 cup pine nuts, toasted
  • 4-ounces crumbled feta cheese
  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F; wrap each beet in aluminum foil and place on a baking sheet; roast in oven about 1 hour, or until beets are tender; remove from oven, let cool, and remove skins. When beets are cooled, slice thin.
  2. Combine spinach and arugula in a bowl and add beets, pears, shallots, toasted pine nuts, and feta cheese.
  3. In a separate bowl, whisk olive oil with vinegar, salt, and pepper; drizzle mixture over salad and gently toss.

sautéed beets with carrots and mustard

Makes 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 8 medium beets, rinsed
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon mustard seeds
  • 1 carrot, peeled and grated
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons minced mint leaves

Directions

  1. Place beets in a pot and cover beets with water; bring water to a boil then reduce heat, cover pot, and let beets boil for 20 to 30 minutes, or until tender; drain beets and let cool then slice into quarters.
  2. Heat oil in a skillet and add mustard seeds, they will splatter, so be careful; add carrots and quickly sauté them then add the beets and season with salt; cook until warmed through, then spoon into a serving bowl and drizzle with lemon juice and sprinkle with mint.

Apple and fennel beet salad

Apple and fennel beet salad

Makes 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 medium beets, rinsed
  • 4 cups kale or any hearty greens
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 2 cups sliced fennel
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/4 teaspoon dill seed
  • 1 apple, peeled, cored, and sliced
  • 1 avocado, peeled, pitted, and sliced
  • 1/2 cup toasted chopped pecans

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F; wrap beets individually in aluminum foil and place on a baking sheet; roast about 1 hour, or until tender; let cool, remove skin, and quarter.
  2. Meanwhile, sauté kale, onion, and fennel in olive oil until greens are wilted and onion and fennel are tender; season to taste with salt, pepper, and dill.
  3. Arrange greens in a serving bowl and top with beets, apples, avocados, and pecans; serve warm.

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