Total Time
Prep 3 mins
Cook 25 mins

Add a little luxury with this deceptively simple side dish.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 9 ounces beets, cooked
  • 1 lemon, grated zest
  • 23 cup cream
  • salt & freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons breadcrumbs


  1. Preheat oven to 350F, and butter a shallow oven-proof dish.
  2. Drain the beets and cut into 3-4mm thick slices. Arrange in the dish, overlapping them.
  3. Sprinkle the lemon zest over the beets, pour on the cream and season with salt & pepper.
  4. Bake for 20 minutes. Remove from the oven, sprinkle the breadcrumbs over the top and brown under a hot broiler.
Most Helpful

This is just delicious!!!!! I love the creamy lemon flavor with the sweet of the beet!!! I used whole wheat panko bread crumbs and after tasting, didn't think they were necessary but still gave a little crunch. The flavors are really great in this dish, thanks for posting!!!

Chef*Lee February 10, 2009