Saturday, March 15, 2014

Mediterranean Roasted Beets

Mediterranean Roasted Beets

These beets are fantastic alone, or added to a simple salad for a little extra WOW!

Photo: Mediterranean Roasted Beets

These beets are fantastic alone, or added to a simple salad for a little extra WOW!

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(Makes 1 serving)

Ingredients:
    3 medium beets, peeled, cut into ½-inch cubes
    1½ tsp. extra-virgin olive oil
    Himalayan salt (to taste; optional)
    Herbal seasoning blend (to taste; optional)
    1 Tbsp. finely chopped fresh parsley
    1 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice

Directions: Preheat oven to 400° F.  Combine beets and oil, plus salt,and seasoning blend (if desired), in a medium bowl; mix well. Arrange beets in a single layer on a baking sheet. Bake for 45 minutes, or until tender. Remove from oven. Cool for 30 minutes.   Combine beets with parsley and lemon in a medium bowl; toss gently to blend.  Serve warm or chilled.

Nutrition:
    Calories: 170
    Total Fat: 7 g
    Saturated Fat: 1 g
    Cholesterol: 0 mg
    Sodium: 489 mg
    Carbohydrate: 25 g
    Fiber: 7 g
    Sugar: 17 g
    Protein: 4 g 

(Makes 1 serving)

Ingredients:
3 medium beets, peeled, cut into ½-inch cubes
1½ tsp. extra-virgin olive oil
Himalayan salt (to taste; optional)
Herbal seasoning blend (to taste; optional)
1 Tbsp. finely chopped fresh parsley
1 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice

Directions: Preheat oven to 400° F. Combine beets and oil, plus salt,and seasoning blend (if desired), in a medium bowl; mix well. Arrange beets in a single layer on a baking sheet. Bake for 45 minutes, or until tender. Remove from oven. Cool for 30 minutes. Combine beets with parsley and lemon in a medium bowl; toss gently to blend. Serve warm or chilled.

Nutrition:
Calories: 170
Total Fat: 7 g
Saturated Fat: 1 g
Cholesterol: 0 mg
Sodium: 489 mg
Carbohydrate: 25 g
Fiber: 7 g
Sugar: 17 g
Protein: 4 g

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