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How To Cook A Beet

All you need to know about: How To Cook A Beet.


1 Beet


1. Preheat oven to 375°F. Scrub beet thoroughly and peel off any protective skin.

2. Cut into equal-sized cubes and spread onto a baking sheet.

3. Drizzle with olive oil and season with salt and pepper.

4. Bake for 20-30 minutes, or until the beets are tender and easily pierced with a fork.

5. Serve warm with a sprig of fresh herbs, such as rosemary or thyme.


Beets can also be boiled, roasted, or steamed. Boiling takes about 30 minutes, while roasting and steaming take about 45 minutes.

Beets can also be cooked in the microwave. Simply wrap the beet in a damp paper towel and microwave for 3-5 minutes, or until tender.

If you’re looking for a quick and easy way to cook beets, try slicing them into thin strips and sautéing them in olive oil, garlic, and salt. This method takes about 10-15 minutes.

For added flavor, try adding a splash of balsamic vinegar or lemon juice at the end of cooking.

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