8 ways with beets
Roasted and used in an inventive salad, soup, and more, beets are a sweet taste of the cooler seasons
Chicken Salad with Roasted Beets and Dandelion Greens
Dandelion greens give a bright, appealingly bitter edge to the rich chicken and the sweet beets.
Pomegranate and Beet Salad
Thinly sliced prosciutto, browned and crisped in a little olive oil, adds contrast to juicy pomegranate seeds and sweet beets.
Recipe: Pomegranate and Beet Salad
Any beets would be delicious here, but we prefer the deep color of red ones. Roasting the beets before grating intensifies their flavor and is an easy, relatively mess-free way to cook them.
Recipe: Beet Salad
Roasted Beet Salad with Oranges and Queso Fresco (Enselada de Betabel)
This beet salad is full of bright colors and flavors, with sweet beets playing off tangy lime and orange.
Salt-crusted Beets with Avocado, Lavender, and Thyme
Chef Jeremy Fox roasts beets in an aromatic salt crust that infuses the kitchen and the beets with the fragrance of flowers and herbs. We've highlighted them in this simple salad.
Horseradish Beet Sauce
This vibrant, shocking pink sauce, called maror, is served with matzo along with haroseth as part of the Passover seder ceremony. It’s also great with short ribs any time of year.
Recipe: Horseradish Beet Sauce
Market Salad with Corn, Beets, Fennel, and Cucumber
Roasted beets and a crisp medley of raw vegetables make a beautiful composed salad. Add rotisserie chicken or smoked trout and you can call it dinner.
Golden beet and beet greens soup
We’ve used the beet to its fullest: sweet golden slices of the root, paired with dark, earthy leaves.
Recipe: Golden beet and beet greens soup