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Lavender Roasted Beets

Lavender Roasted Beets created by Rita1652

From The Lavender Cookbook by Sharon Shipley. Try different varieties and colors of beets. I left the beets unpeeled but scrubbed them well.

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ingredients

  • 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

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.
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"From The Lavender Cookbook by Sharon Shipley. Try different varieties and colors of beets. I left the beets unpeeled but scrubbed them well."
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  1. Rita1652
    Lavender Roasted Beets Created by Rita1652
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  2. morgainegeiser
    This was an interesting way to prepare beets. I did go and purchase the lavender buds at a speciality store. We found the lavender a little strong, next time we will use a little less lavender. But definitely something to try again. Made for ZWT6
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  3. COOKGIRl
    From The Lavender Cookbook by Sharon Shipley. Try different varieties and colors of beets. I left the beets unpeeled but scrubbed them well.
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