Tested till perfect Roasted Beets

Roasted Beets

Roasting the beets intensifies their natural sweetness. You can roast them ahead of time, then reheat them on a separate rack while the Scalloped Sweet Potatoes bake.

By The Canadian Living Test Kitchen

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Recipe3 out of 5 based on 39 ratings.
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  • Portion size 8


  • 2 lb 2lbbeetbeets
  • 1/4 cup 1/4cupwater
  • 2 tbsp 2tbspolive oil
  • 2 tsp 2tspdried basil
  • salt
  • pepper
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Trim off stem ends and scrub beets. Place on double thickness of foil and drizzle with water. Wrap foil over beets and seal package tightly.

Place on baking sheet and bake in 425°F (220°C) oven until tender, about 1 hour. Peel beets and quarter, if desired; place in ovenproof glass baking dish.

Drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle with dried basil, salt and pepper, turning to coat. (Make-ahead: Cover and refrigerate for up to 1 day. Reheat, covered, in 425°F (220°C) oven until heated through, about 20 minutes.

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