Roasted Beets in Gingered Syrup

Recipe by dicentra
READY IN: 30mins
SERVES: 12
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat the oven to 325°. Put the beets in a large roasting pan. Drizzle with the oil and sprinkle with pepper.
  • Cover with a sheet of parchment paper and then with a double thickness of foil, sealing tightly. Bake for 1 to 1 1/2 hours, or until the beets are tender when pierced. Remove from the oven and let cool, covered.
  • Meanwhile, in a medium stainless steel saucepan, combine the vinegar, sugar, ginger, cloves, bay leaf and salt. Simmer over low heat until syrupy, about 20 minutes.
  • Strain the syrup and let cool to room temperature.
  • Peel the beets. Thickly slice them or cut into 1/2 -inch wedges.
  • Transfer the beets to a large bowl and pour the syrup on top.
  • Cover and refrigerate overnight. Serve chilled or warm, in the syrup.
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