Roasted Beets with Citrus

Menu Part: 
Side Dish
Cuisine Type: 

Roasted beets are glazed with a zingy citrus sauce. Cloves add a hint of intriguing flavor to the tender beets.


4 bunches red beets, trimmed
1⁄4 cup olive oil
2 oz. butter
1 lemon, zested and juiced
1 lime, zested and juiced
2 oranges, zested and juiced
1 tsp. cloves, ground


1. Coat beets with olive oil. Spread beets on a sheet pan and roast in a 350 F. oven approximately 45 minutes until tender. Remove from oven; cool.

2. With a small knife, peel away the outside skin and cut beets in quarters or eighths, depending on size of beet.

3. In a large skillet, saute beets in butter. Add citrus zest, juice and cloves. Simmer 3-4 minutes, until heated through. Season to taste and serve.

Source: Recipe from Chef Nelson Cognac

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