How to Cook Beets

  • Author: Vicky & Ruth
  • Prep Time: 5
  • Cook Time: 60
  • Total Time: 1 hour 5 minutes
  • Yield: 8 servings 1x


Learn how to cook beets, and how to use them in easy delicious recipes.  Beets are sweet, healthy, full of nutrients and super versatile. Use them in salads, burgers, dips, tacos and much more!



1 lbs of beets


  1. Preheat the oven to 400F
  2. Cut off the beet greens  (See Note)
  3. Wash the beets
  4. Wrap the unpeeled beets in aluminum foil and place them on a baking sheet
  5. Roast them for an hour, or until tender (cooking time will vary depending on the size of the beets)
  6. Let them cool. Remove the aluminum foil and gently rub the skin off the beets with your fingers (it should come off easily)


Beet greens are edible and delicious! Set them aside, wash them well and enjoy them in salads, or simply sauteed with olive oil, garlic, and salt.

  • Category: How to
  • Method: Oven
  • Cuisine: Healthy


  • Serving Size: 2 ounces
  • Calories: 49
  • Sugar: 8.3
  • Sodium: 88
  • Fat: 0
  • Saturated Fat: 0
  • Unsaturated Fat: 0
  • Trans Fat: 0
  • Carbohydrates: 0
  • Fiber: 3
  • Protein: 2
  • Cholesterol: 0

Keywords: how to cook beets, beets, whole roasted beets