Makes: 4 cups
Active Time: 40 minutes
Total Time: 60 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 bunch (about 1 1⁄2 lbs) organic beets, peeled and cut into 1⁄4-inch matchsticks; leaves reserved
  • 3 Tbsp Wegmans Basting Oil
  • 1 lemon
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
    Place beet slices into a 3-qt Pyrex pan. Toss with basting oil. Add 1⁄3 cup of water, cover dish and roast about 30 min.
    Devein beet leaves, cut into bite-size pieces and rinse.
  2. Take beets out of oven and fold in 1⁄3 of your beet leaves.
    Place back in oven for 10 min. Repeat this step 2 times more until all leaves are folded in and the beets have roasted an additional 30 min total, and are fork tender.
  3. Remove from oven and squeeze lemon over dish.
    Salt and pepper to taste.

Chef Tip(s):

  • If using multi-color organic beets from the Wegmans Organic Farm, you may want to use 2 bunches since these varieties are a bit smaller.

Nutrition: (4 oz.) contains 70 Calories, 7 g Carbohydrate (3 g Fiber), 2 g Protein, 5 g Fat (0 g Saturated Fat), 0 mg Cholesterol, 220 mg Sodium

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