Cancer Nutrition Consortium

Roasted Beets

A healthy side dish.

Takes . Serves 4.


  • 3 Fresh Beets; peeled and sliced into wedges about 1/2 inch thick
  • 1/2 Cup Red Onion; chopped
  • 1 Clove Garlic; chopped
  • 1 Tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1/4 Tsp Black Pepper
  • 4 Tbsp Walnut halves
  • 3 Tbsp Raspberry and Walnut Dressing


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Slice beets into a wedge cut, about 1/2 inch in thickness.
  3. Place beets in a glass baking dish.
  4. Add onion, garlic, olive oil, and pepper. Mix all ingredients well.
  5. Place dish in oven for 1 hour, or until tender. Stir mixture a few times during cooking process.
  6. When beets are tender, remove from oven. Top with walnuts. Add dressing and mix well.
  7. Serve immediately, and enjoy!

Nutrition Info

Calories: 145

Total Fat: 5g

Sodium: 90mg

Potassium: 310mg

Total Carbohydrate: 14g

Dietary Fiber: 3g

Protein: 3g

Posted on: February 10, 2015

By: Chef Michael Tangen

Mayo Clinic Cancer Center

Mayo Clinic Health System Executive Chef