roasted beets in olive oil, thyme and red wine vinegar

Beets are so amazing. If you haven't tried beets yet, you need to try this simple recipe and get with the program! Beets are earthy, tender, and delicious. Toss with a salad, eat as a side dish, or simply eat just because...

12 beets, cut off ends, peel and quarter
olive oil
salt and cracked black pepper
dried thyme
red wine or raspberry vinegar
feta or goat cheese
your favorite lettuce

Preheat your oven to 400 degrees

Cut the ends off of 12 beets, peel with a vegetable peeler or paring knife and cut into quarters. 

Place on a baking sheet and drizzle with about 3 tbsp. of olive oil, sprinkle with salt, pepper and thyme. 

Roast in the oven for about 30 minutes or until tender. When they're fork tender, they're done.

Pull out of the oven and let cool until warm, pour over a couple tbsp. of red wine or raspberry vinegar another sprinkling of salt and pepper and viola! A masterpiece!! Enjoy anyway you like! I placed mine on lightly dressed lettuce leaves with feta. A--MAZING!

Make some fresh beets for your family. You'll love them!

Adapted from Ina Garten Food Network

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