Syrian Roasted Beets

READY IN: 2hrs
Recipe by keeney

Cdn H/H Dec 08

Top Review by Elmotoo

These were delicious! Made for A Taste of Syria in the NA/ME Forum 9/13.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Wash and trim beets (don't dry).
  2. Wrap each colour of beets in separate foil.
  3. Sprinkle with olive oil and salt and pepper.
  4. Roast at 450 for 45-60 minutes, then let cool.
  5. Rub off skins and set aside.
  6. Make vinaigrette:.
  7. Toast cumin seeds on medium to high heat until fragrant, then grind half to powder. Set aside remaining half of the roasted seeds.
  8. Mix together whole cumin seeds, ground cumin, vinegar, lemon juice, shallot, thyme, garlic, salt & pepper. Set aside for 5 minutes then add olive oil.
  9. Half or quarter beets and arrange in rows on a platter. Sprinkle with pomegranate seeds and drizle with cumin vinaigrette. Finish with a sprinkling of fresh herbs.

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