Roasted Beets With Orange And Fresh Mint Recipe

Summary

CuisineCourse
MethodMain Ingredient

Ingredients

 Beets2 Bunch (200 gm) (if the beets are very small, leave them whole; if they are large, quarter them)
 Olive oil2 Tablespoon
 Orange juice3 Tablespoon
 Balsamic vinegar1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Dijon mustard1 Teaspoon
 Fresh mint2 Teaspoon, finely chopped
 Salt To Taste
 Pepper To Taste

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 440 Calories from Fat 275

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 31 g47.9%

Saturated Fat 4.3 g21.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 570.4 mg23.8%

Total Carbohydrates 36 g12%

Dietary Fiber 6.7 g26.8%

Sugars 26.3 g

Protein 5 g9.3%

Vitamin A 11.6% Vitamin C 59.1%

Calcium 7.8% Iron 15.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

1. Preheat oven to 400° F.
2. Lightly rub the beets with about 1 tablespoon of the olive oil. Place them in the oven on a roasting pan and cook for about 1 hour, or until they can be pierced with a fork.
3. Combine the orange juice, vinegar, remaining olive oil, and mustard, and place in a small pan and bring to a boil.
4. Remove the beets from the oven and peel them when they are cool enough to handle. Place them in a bowl.
5. Pour the orange juice mixture over the beets. Add salt and pepper to taste and the fresh mint, if desired.
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