Farmers' Market Gourmet #19: Roasted Beets

Fresh beets come in many beautiful colors and they have a wonderful flavor when roasted. You can turn them into a delicious salad when you add this quick vinaigrette, too!

- Recipe -

● fresh beets, tops and roots trimmed off

● 3 T. olive oil

● 1 T. lemon juice

● 1/4 t. lemon zest

● 1/2 t. mayonnaise

● 1/2 t. Dijon mustard

● pinch sugar

● salt & pepper

Preheat oven to 375 ̊F.

1. Wash and trim beets. Wrap in foil and place in baking dish. Bake for 1 hour, until tender. Unwrap the foil and test for tenderness with a knife. Cool, until they are easy to handle. If you need them to cool quickly, run them under cold water.

2. Using your fingers or a small paring knife, remove the skin from the beets. Slice and place in a bowl or on plate.

3. In a small bowl, whisk together the olive oil, lemon juice & zest, mayo, Dijon, sugar, salt & pepper.

When ready to serve, drizzle beets with the vinaigrette.

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