Oven-Roasted Beets is a delicious and easy side dish recipe for a large crowd or event. It would make a good option for your holiday meal menus. Use for Easter, Christmas, Thanksgiving, New Year’s Eve or New Year’s Day dinner or any other holiday when fresh beets are available. Fresh beets and carrots seasoned with ginger and Catalina salad dressing make up this easy to assemble recipe. This is also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low cholesterol, low sugars, low sodium, low carbohydrates, diabetic, heart-healthy, vegetarian, Weight Watchers (2) PointsPlus recipe. Makes (10) servings. Oven-Roasted Beets will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.
Prep Time: 15 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 1 Hour-15 Minutes
Total Time: 1-1/2 Hours.
4 fresh beets, greens cut off
6 carrots, peeled, cut diagonally into 3/4″ thick slices
2 tsp olive oil
1/2 cup oil-base Catalina salad dressing
2 tsp ground ginger
1. Preheat oven to 425° F.
2. Wrap beets individually in foil; place in a shallow pan. Toss carrots with oil in a large shallow baking dish. Bake beets 1 hour 15 minutes. Add the baking dish of carrots to oven after beets have cooked for 45 minutes.
3. Unwrap beets; remove and discard skins and stems. Cut each beet into 8 wedges. Add to carrots with combined dressing and ginger; toss to coat.
4. Bake 15 minutes or until vegetables are tender.
YIELD: 10 Servings.
Serving Size: 3/4 cup per serving.
Weight Watchers PointsPlus = 2
Carb Choices: 1/2
2 Vegetable + 1/2 Fat
Calories: 70, Total Fat: 3.5g, Saturated Fat: 0.5g, Cholesterol: 0mg, Sodium: 200mg, Sugars: 7g, Carbohydrates: 10g, Fiber: 2g, Protein: 1g, Vitamin A: 110 %DV, Vitamin C: 4 %DV, Calcium: 0 %DV, Iron: 2 %DV
Original recipe and image from Kraft Foods. http://www.kraftrecipes.com/recipes/roasted-beets-carrots-70436.aspx
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