Excellent way to make beets, one of our favorite fall vegetables. I liked not having to wrap the beets in foil, but put them in a covered casserole because we avoid cooking with foil. Great idea. In my ignorance,I have always washed my beets before baking them, not knowing that the water would make them steam not bake. Makes sense when you so plainly state it. The beets came out so tender and sweet that I just used a little bit of butter and just a pinch of sugar and salt. Couldn't be more delicious. Thanks Sugarpea for a new twist on baking beets.
I have never been a big beet fan, but as a get older I understand the importance of adding more nutritional food to my diet. I followed the recipe as provided and added the cream and lemon juice. It was very tasty. My wife who is also not a big beet fan tried it and enjoyed it. I will definitely cook again.
Great method! After baking, just used the butter/salt and pepper routine. Excellent! Thanks for posting!
This is such an easy side dish to make. For my anniversity I made this but instead of cutting the beets up. I made something like radish rose with the whole beets, put them on the plates and drizzled the cream sauce over just before serving. The red beet juice swirling with the cream was a stunning visual presentation. And very tasty to eat. I planned beets in my garden so I can have this more often.
Thumbs up from me and a guest. You can always depend on yourself for positive feedback, but also it's nice to get it from the like-minded.
Thank you so much. These came out perfectly, and easy to peel with my fingers. I melted a pat of butter with a tiny amount of maple syrupin the microwave to coat. It was absolutely delicious!
I made these plain into our own dish which was tasty.
These are delicious!! Will cook them this way for pickled beets, too!!
Won't ever boil beets again - this method is far better. Thank you for the tip about not washing them either, it seems I learn something new everyday. I made your "Dressed" version - very yummy! PS, I didn't find the beets very easy to peel - it took me quite some time.