Sweet beets with balsamic
Roasted Balsamic Beets
Beets are typically prepared with sweet and sour flavors. In this recipe, roasting brings out the sweetness and a balsamic glaze adds the piquant notes.
Prep time: 15 minutes
Cook time: 1 hour 45 minutes
31/2 pounds assorted small beets, trimmed and cleaned
3 small red onions, each cut into 8 wedges
1 tablespoon olive oil
11/2 teaspoons McCormick Gourmet Organic Rosemary, crushed
11/2 teaspoons McCormick Gourmet Organic Thyme
1/2 teaspoon McCormick Gourmet Sicilian Sea Salt
2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Wrap 3 beets at a time in foil. Place in shallow baking pan.
Roast 1 hour or until beets are tender when pierced with small knife. Cool until able to handle. Peel, then quarter beets. Toss beets, onions, oil, rosemary, thyme and sea salt in same baking pan
Roast 35 to 45 minutes or until onions are tender. Drizzle balsamic vinegar over vegetables. Roast 5 minutes longer or until vinegar is the consistency of syrup. Gently toss vegetables before serving.