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HossHoss Posts: 14,587
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Roasted some beets.First time to try them roasted.They are OK.What are some good dishes to use roasted beets in? I'm thinkin a Roasted beet salad with crumbled goat cheese,toasted pine nuts and a red wine vinegarette.Ant thoughts?


The greens.They are bitter.


Was gonna egg some sweet tater sticks but got busy peeling the beets and forgot the sweet taters til they burned.Threw them out. :(




  • GhostlightGhostlight Posts: 23
    Slice em up and serve them on a burger w/ a fried egg (just like they do down under)!
  • Bear 007Bear 007 Posts: 343
    Hey Hoss, I just grow em for the greens, I love fresh beet greens, doing them tonight actually, don't find them bitter at all.
  • HossHoss Posts: 14,587
    That's interesting.Thanks. :)
  • HossHoss Posts: 14,587
    I think you are supposed to pick them when they are small.These were just salvaged from the mature beets.I think I'm gonna try sauteing them in bacon grease with garlic,sugar and shallots.
  • GhostlightGhostlight Posts: 23
    NP. Check this link:

    BTW - Had a side of diced roasted beets w/ dinner last night. Simple w/ just a bit of Salt & Pepper.
  • HossHoss Posts: 14,587
  • cookn bikercookn biker Posts: 13,407
    Put some pinneapple head on them, you'll dig them then.
    Pickled beets, and yes, beet salad. You are on the right thinking of cheese and nuts. Asiago and walnuts, also. A nice fresh made vinagartee.
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  • HossHoss Posts: 14,587
    Thanks Molly.They were OK,just not the POP I was expecting. :S
  • Carolina QCarolina Q Posts: 8,783
    Hoss, this from Dame Judith... VERY good just roasted (all I've tried so far). Adding bleu cheese sounds GREAT though!

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  • HossHoss Posts: 14,587
    Thanks! :)
  • NibbleMeThisNibbleMeThis Posts: 2,254
    I've only tried cooking beets on the Egg once and that was because it was part of the "On Our Grills 4 Ingredient Challenge" thing I do each month. Otherwise they would never have gotten in my shopping cart :laugh:

    Mine were just okay, too, so I can't help you on recipes.

    I checked my favorite book, The Flavor Bible and it pairs beets with salty cheeses (blue, cambozola, goat, etc, butter, chives, lemon, dijon mustard and honey. Not sure if that helps any, it is still beets, ha ha.
    Knoxville, TN
  • HossHoss Posts: 14,587
    THANKS! :)
  • GirlyEggGirlyEgg Posts: 622
    Three words...BALSAMIC GLAZED BEETS! I make them at almost every Eggfest I've been to... including next week at Pittsburgh! Tastes like candy due to the sugar in the beets!!

    Here's a link to my recipe
  • HossHoss Posts: 14,587
    Thank you! :)
  • FluffybFluffyb Posts: 1,815
    I love them in a salad like you and Molly mentioned. I put crumbled blue cheese, walnuts and a nice balsamic vinegrette. But putting GirlyEgg's recipe on my to due list!
  • HossHoss Posts: 14,587
    Thanks.I'm keepin her recipe too! :)
  • thebtlsthebtls Posts: 2,300
    I can't improve upon that Hoss...looks mighty fine!
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  • HossHoss Posts: 14,587
    Thanks Tony.
  • Little StevenLittle Steven Posts: 27,495

    Borscht. Polish stle with nothing but beets and garlic. Keep adding beets til the soup is like syrup. Russian style with beef, onions and cabbage.



    Caledon, ON


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