The bright and earthy beet is cold weather’s sweetest treat. And it’s not just for roasting: The sweet, earthy and oh-so-versatile root vegetable also shines in salads, pasta and even dessert. Don’t believe us? Take one of these 19 recipes for a spin.
Grilled Goat Cheese Sandwiches with Balsamic Beets
The classic, for grown-ups.
Roasted Beet Tartare
Nope, we didn’t say beef.
One-Pan Steak with Beets and Crispy Kale
We’ve got your lazy weeknights covered.
Beet and Goat Cheese Tart
Proof that beets are the most versatile veggie around.
Oven-Roasted Beets and Potatoes Recipe
Like two peas in a pod.
Raspberry Beet Tart with Oat Walnut Crust
Veggies? For dessert? Yes way, says Carlene Thomas.
So pretty, you won’t want to share.
Lemon-Tahini Salad with Lentils, Beets and Carrots
Crunchy, sweet raw beets practically beg for a creamy dressing.
Detox Red Beet Soup with Coconut and Lime
We feel better just looking at this dish, courtesy of Phoebe Lapine.
Rainbow Veggie Pad Thai Noodles
Use red and yellow beets for maximum color.
Blood Orange and Beet Salad Over Honeyed Yogurt
Is it breakfast, dessert or both?
Golden Beet Noodles with Goat Cheese, Pepitas and Pomegranate
Sunshine in a bowl.
Golden Beet Chips with Spicy Goat Cheese Dip
We’re taking a break from sour cream and onion.
Winter Deconstructed Borscht Salad
Paper-thin slivers of beet, onion and carrot, all topped with cheese? Yes, please.
Roasted Beets with Pistachios and Thyme
You can thank Aida Mollenkamp for this simple side dish that tastes even better the next day.
Pepperoni-Spiced Beet and Spinach Hot Pockets
All we can say is yes. (Thanks, Jerrelle Guy.)
Cleansing Beet Slaw with Rosemary Dressing
Beets, apples and tahini? We like the sound of that.
Chickpea Beet Ravioli with Herbed Ricotta and Fried Beet Chips
Did someone say “Sunday cooking project”?