Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 40 mins

Red Beets are boiled until just tender then sliced and smothered in pesto before being roasted in the oven.


  1. salt boiling water for the beets and boil until just tender , not too soft.
  2. preheat oven to roast at 400.
  3. Drain beets and allow to cool then slice and cover with pesto , salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Arrange on a greased baking sheet and put into oven until they appear slightly brown on edges about 10 to 15 minute.


Most Helpful

Great combination of flavors that I would never have thought of on my own!

Linorama November 13, 2010

Never would have thought to put beets and pesto together but it works. We thought this made a really nice change of pace. Made as written using Recipe #176624. DH who is only so-so about beets said he would not mind having these again. Thanks for the post.

Debbwl July 05, 2010

This was pretty good. My only regret was not cooking my beets until soft, as they were slightly hard in the middle. Tasty though and I will probably make these again. Thank you for this recipe.

zaar junkie October 01, 2008

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