Roasted Golden Beets


Golden beets are milder in flavor, and roasting them brings out their sweetness. Trust me, you'll turn beet haters into beet lovers, and my husband will confirm that! Serve warm or cold in a salad.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
40 mins
Total Time:
55 mins


  • cooking spray

  • 1 pound golden beets

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

  • ½ teaspoon dried sage

  • ½ teaspoon dried thyme

  • ½ teaspoon salt, or to taste

  • ¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon zest


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Line a sheet pan with foil and spray with cooking spray.

  2. Peel beets, and cut into 1 1/2-inch chunks. Combine olive oil, sage, thyme, salt, and pepper in a large bowl. Add beets, and mix until well coated.

  3. Spread beets out in a single layer on the prepared sheet pan and roast, flipping half way through, until the beets are tender and starting to turn golden brown, 35 to 40 minutes.

  4. Remove from the oven, put beets back into the bowl, and toss with lemon zest.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

110 Calories
7g Fat
11g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 110
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 7g 9%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Sodium 332mg 14%
Total Carbohydrate 11g 4%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Protein 2g
Potassium 374mg 8%

* 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.

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