Balsamic Roasted Beets


  • 1 lb beets, peeled and cubed
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • a few grinds of fresh black pepper
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon fresh thyme, minced or 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar


  1. Preheat oven to 400F.
  2. Place beets in cast iron skillet or on a baking sheet, toss with olive oil, salt, and pepper. Roast for 20-25 minutes until beets are just about done cooking.
  3. Remove pan from oven, add garlic and thyme, stir to combine.
  4. Cook for 10 additional minutes until a fork easily pokes through beets and the edges are starting to caramelize. Remove from heat, and add balsamic vinegar.
  5. Stir to coat the beets. Taste and adjust the salt if necessary.

Recipe from Early Morning Farm website