Roasted Beets with Goat Cheese and Walnuts
Author: Guava Rose
Prep time: 15 mins
Cook time: 75 mins
Total time: 1 hour 30 mins
Fresh beets, roasted sweet, with citrus and savory toppings
  • 1-1/2 lbs. small-medium sized fresh beets, cleaned and trimmed
  • 2 T. olive oil, divided
  • 2 T. rice wine vinegar
  • 3 T. fresh orange juice
  • Zest of 1 orange, finely grated
  • 1 T. chopped fresh thyme
  • Sea salt and pepper to taste
  • 4 oz. crumbled goat cheese
  • ½ c. toasted walnuts,chopped
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Place beets on a baking sheet and drizzle with 1 T. oil. Roll the beets around to coat evenly with the oil. Roast for 60-75 minutes, or until tender when pierced. Cool and peel off skin. Cut into small chunks.
  2. Place cut beets into a bowl and toss with the remaining 1 T. oil, vinegar, orange zest, orange juice, thyme, salt and pepper.
  3. Right before serving, top with goat cheese and walnuts.
  4. Serve at room temperature or well chilled.
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