We-Got-the-Beet, We-Got-the-Beet, We-Got-the-Beet. Yeah, We-Got-the-Beet! With the bright and bold flavors of this dish, it’s no wonder we’re singing along to an old familiar tune! These roasted beets are the star of any dinner time show, coated in a zesty orange and lime juice mix that adds a refreshingly citrusy kick. But it doesn’t stop there, creamy goat cheese crumbles are sprinkled on top, bringing a rich and tangy element that perfectly complements the earthy sweetness of the beets. We-Got-the-Beet is a true showstopper and is sure to have everyone singing its praises!

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Ingredients

  • 3 medium golden beets, washed, tops trimmed by 1-inch
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons orange juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon fine sea salt
  • 1 tablespoon fresh parsley, minced
  • 1 tablespoon fresh sage, minced
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon orange zest, grated
  • 3 tablespoons goat cheese, crumbled
  • 2 tablespoons sunflower kernels

Directions

Step 1 –Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.

Step 2 –Place the beets on two layers of heavy-duty aluminum foil and fold the foil around the beets, sealing the foil tightly.

Step 3 –Place the foil-wrapped beets on a baking sheet and roast until they are tender, about 55 minutes-1 hour 5 minutes.

Step 4 –Carefully open the foil and allow the steam to escape.

Step 5 –Once the beets have cooled enough to handle, peel, halve, and slice them.

Step 6 –Add the sliced beets, the lime juice, the orange juice, and the salt to a serving bowl and toss to coat.

Step 7 –In a small bowl, combine the parsley, the sage, the garlic, and the orange zest and sprinkle it over the beets.

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Step 8 –Sprinkle the goat cheese and the sunflower kernels onto the top of the beets.

Step 9 –Serve warm or chilled.