Roasted Beets with Balsamic Glaze Recipe

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Henderika Van Vuure Modified: March 22, 2022
Roasted Beets with Balsamic Glaze Recipe

How To Make Roasted Beets with Balsamic Glaze

Put together a vegan side dish with these roasted beets. It’s baked for hours until fork-tender , then tossed in balsamic glaze and orange zest.

Preparation: 5 minutes
Cooking: 1 hour 15 minutes
Total: 1 hour 20 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 2lbsred beets,medium sized, scrubbed clean, green tops removed
  • 2tspextra virgin olive oil
  • salt
  • ½cupbalsamic vinegar
  • 2tspsugar
  • 1tspgrated orange zest
  • freshly ground black pepper

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F and line pan with aluminum foil.

  2. Place the beets in the pan. Rub olive oil over the beets, and sprinkle with salt. Cover the beets with another sheet of aluminum foil.

  3. Roast for 1 to 2 hours, depending on the size of the beets and how old they are.

  4. After 1 hour, test every 15 minutes by poking a beet with the tines of a fork. Once the fork tines go in easily, the beets are tender and cooked. Remove from the oven.

  5. While the beets are cooling, prepare the balsamic glaze. In a small, shallow sauté pan, add the balsamic vinegar and sugar.

  6. Heat on high until the vinegar has reduced to a syrup consistency. Remove from heat.

  7. After the beets have cooled for several minutes, but are still warm to the touch, peel off the outer skins and discard. Cut the beets into quarters or more bite-sized pieces.

  8. Place beets in a serving bowl. Pour balsamic glaze over the beets. Stir in grated orange zest, and add salt and pepper to taste.

  9. Garnish with a little orange zest to serve.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 78.03kcal
  • Fat: 1.33g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.19g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 0.86g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.19g
  • Carbohydrates: 14.92g
  • Fiber: 3.30g
  • Sugar: 11.10g
  • Protein: 1.95g
  • Sodium: 307.33mg
  • Calcium: 24.76mg
  • Potassium: 392.25mg
  • Iron: 1.07mg
  • Vitamin A: 2.43µg
  • Vitamin C: 5.90mg
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