Earthy beets turn sweet and tender when they're roasted. Preheating your baking sheet speeds up the roasting time and gives the outside of the beets a quick and flavorful sear. Honey and lemon juice add sweet and tangy notes.

Carolyn Casner
Source:, July 2020


Recipe Summary

10 mins
35 mins


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Place a large rimmed baking sheet in the oven. Preheat to 425 degrees F.

  • Stir oil, salt and pepper together in a large bowl. Add beets and toss well to coat. Transfer the beets to the hot baking sheet and roast until almost tender, 20 to 25 minutes. Remove from the oven and drizzle, with honey and lemon juice, tossing to coat. Continue roasting until tender, about 5 minutes more.

Nutrition Facts

129 calories; protein 2.5g 5% DV; carbohydrates 20.6g 7% DV; exchange other carbs 1.5; dietary fiber 4.3g 17% DV; sugars 16.1g; fat 4.9g 8% DV; saturated fat 0.4g 2% DV; vitamin a iu 50.7IU 1% DV; vitamin c 9.4mg 16% DV; folate 166mcg 42% DV; calcium 25.4mg 3% DV; iron 1.3mg 7% DV; magnesium 35.4mg 13% DV; potassium 501.6mg 14% DV; sodium 215.2mg 9% DV; added sugar 6g.