Citrus-Ginger Roasted Beets and Carrots

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Beets and carrots are roasted in a citrus ginger sauce, yielding an earthy, tangy side dish.

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Prep Time:
25 mins
Cook Time:
1 hrs
Total Time:
1 hrs 25 mins
Servings:
6
Yield:
6 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 beets, peeled and sliced

  • 3 large carrots, peeled and quartered

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • 1 teaspoon sea salt

  • cup fresh pink grapefruit juice

  • ¼ cup fresh lemon juice

  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar

  • 1 tablespoon honey

  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger

  • ½ teaspoon soy sauce

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).

  2. Set aside 1/2 cup each of the beets and carrots for the dressing. Place the remaining beets and carrots in a 9x13 inch baking dish, drizzle with 1 tablespoon of olive oil, sprinkle with the sea salt, and toss to coat. cover the dish with aluminum foil.

  3. Bake the vegetables in the preheated oven for 15 minutes.

  4. Meanwhile, place the reserved beets and carrots into a blender. Add the grapefruit juice, lemon juice, vinegar, honey, ginger, soy sauce, and remaining 1 tablespoon olive oil. Blend until smooth. After the vegetables have roasted for 15 minutes, stir in the citrus sauce, then recover, and continue cooking until the vegetables are tender, about 45 minutes more.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

99 Calories
5g Fat
14g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 99
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 5g 6%
Saturated Fat 1g 4%
Sodium 386mg 17%
Total Carbohydrate 14g 5%
Dietary Fiber 3g 9%
Total Sugars 9g
Protein 1g
Vitamin C 15mg 74%
Calcium 23mg 2%
Iron 4mg 23%
Potassium 342mg 7%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.