Roasted beets are rich and sweet and a great compliment to any meal.
- 3-4 medium to small beets
- salt and pepper
- olive oil
Preheat your oven to 400 F. Chop the tops off the beets and clean off any dirt. This may take some scrubbing so be prepared. It’s well worth it.
Place the beets on a piece of foil in a shallow roasting pan. Salt and pepper them liberally. Drizzle with olive oil.
Take another piece of foil and create a little packet, sealing them to steam as they roast.
Place the pan in the oven. Roast them for 30 minutes and start checking for tenderness every five minutes. A fork should easily slide easily into them when they’re done. When they’re tender remove them from the oven and let them cool.
When they’ve cooled a bit peel them with your hands. Slice and enjoy.
PS: In the pictures I just sprinkled with a bit of pepper and placed them on some olive oil.