Lavender Roasted Beets

Recipe by COOKGIRl
READY IN: 1hr
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 1
    lb medium beet, with 1 inch of stems remaining
  • 5 -6
    unpeeled garlic cloves
  • 14
    cup plus 1 tbs. extra virgin olive oil
  • 1
    tablespoon dried culinary provence' lavender buds, finely ground in a spice grinder plus 1/2 teaspoon dried culinary provence' lavender buds, finely gr
  • 2
    tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • sea salt & freshly ground black pepper
  • 14
    cup Italian parsley, chopped
  • 1
    teaspoon finely grated lemon zest
Advertisement

DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 375º F.
  • Place the beets and garlic on a large sheet of foil and sprinkle with ¼ cup of the oil and 1 tablespoon of the lavender; toss to combine. Fold up the foil to make a sealed packet. Place on a baking sheet.
  • Roast for 30 to 45 minutes, or until tender when tested with a sharp knife. Set aside until cool enough to handle. Slip off the skins.
  • Cut the beets into quarters and place in a large skillet. Peel the garlic and mach. Add the garlic to the beets.
  • Stir in the lemon juice, the remaining 1 tablespoon oil, and the remaining ½ teaspoon lavender. Season with salt and pepper. Warm through over medium heat.
  • Sprinkle with the parsley and garnish with the lemon zest.
  • Serve hot or warm.
Advertisement