Need a new sweet tune to add to your side dish repertoire? Honey Roasted Beets will surely jazz up your next solo or choir-sized dinner. The simple yet extremely satisfying harmony of the earthy beets fiddling with the sweet honey and citrusy lemon juice will be music to your mouth! The symphony of unexpected flavors found within Honey Roasted Beets will orchestrate a melodic treat for your dinner guests. So, conduct this taste test and get to tappin’ your tastebuds with the best “beet” in town. You know we’ve got the “beet”!

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Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons avocado oil or canola oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 2 pounds medium beets, peeled, halved, and cut into small wedges
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice

Directions

Step 1 –Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F.

Step 2 –Place an empty 18×26-inch rimmed baking sheet in the oven to heat.

Step 3 –In a large bowl, add the canola oil, the salt, and the black pepper and mix well.

Step 4 –Add the beets to the oil mixture and toss well to coat.

Step 5 –Carefully transfer the baking sheet from the oven, add the seasoned beets, and bake, until they are almost tender, about 20-25 minutes.

Step 6 –Drizzle the beets with the honey and the lemon juice.

Step 7 –Bake the beets until they are tender, about 5 minutes.

Step 8 –Plate and serve.