It’s the perfect time for delicious satisfying beets!  Read on and explore this simple recipe that brings beets to life with a wonderful assortment of inviting flavors!

Ingredients

  • 4 medium red beets
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • juice of 1/2 a lemon
  • juice of 1/2 an orange
  • 11/2 tablespoons Balsamic vinegar
  • 1 clove garlic, peeled and minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon sweet paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • dash freshly ground black pepper
  • 3 tablespoons finely chopped fresh cilantro

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350°F.  Line a baking sheet with foil or parchment paper.
  • First wash your beets then add them to your baking sheet. Roast for about an hour. They’re finished when fork tender. Let them cool then peel and cut into pieces.
  • Make the vinaigrette by pureeing one of the cooked beets with lemon and orange juice, balsamic vinegar, garlic, cumin, paprika, salt, pepper and olive oil.
  • Toss the beets with the vinaigrette.  Add some cilantro and seasonings to taste. Enjoy!