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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. Skill Level: Intermediate

15 min Prep
120 min Total
price per Serving

Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving
Calories 84
Protein 2.6g
Total Carbohydrates 16.8g
Dietary Fiber 3.1g
Net Carbohydrates 13.7g
Sugar 12.9g
Total Fat 1.4g
Saturated Fat 0.2g
Trans Fat 0.0g
Cholesterol 0.0mg
Sodium 483.1mg
SmartPoints® 0.0


  • 3 1/2 pounds fresh beets, trimmed and cleaned
  • 3 cups red onion, cut into wedges
  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons crushed rosemary
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons dried thyme leaves
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 2 Tablespoons balsamic vinegar


  1. Preheat the oven to 425 ┬░F.
  2. Wrap up to 3 beets at a time in foil packets. Place in a shallow baking pan.
  3. Roast 1 hour or until beets are tender when pierced with a small knife.
  4. Cool the beets until able to handle.
  5. Pull off beet peel with paper towel, then quarter the beets.
  6. Toss the beets, onions, oil, rosemary, thyme and sea salt in the same baking pan.
  7. Roast 35 to 45 minutes or until onions are tender.
  8. Drizzle balsamic vinegar over the vegetables.
  9. Roast 5 minutes longer, or until the vinegar is the consistency of syrup.
  10. Gently toss the vegetables before serving.

Price Per Serving based on average national price: excludes store savings and local grocery store pricing

Photo Credit: McCormick Spice Company