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Nutrition Facts
Beets and Sweets (Roasted Beets and Yams)
Amount per Serving
Calories
321
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
5
g
8
%
Saturated Fat
 
1
g
6
%
Sodium
 
120
mg
5
%
Potassium
 
1972
mg
56
%
Carbohydrates
 
65
g
22
%
Fiber
 
11
g
46
%
Sugar
 
10
g
11
%
Protein
 
5
g
10
%
Vitamin A
 
304
IU
6
%
Vitamin C
 
39
mg
47
%
Calcium
 
53
mg
5
%
Iron
 
2
mg
11
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Beets and Sweets (Roasted Beets and Yams)

Servings: 6

Ingredients

  • 1 3/4 lbs beets (about 2 medium) peeled, diced small
  • 2 1/2 lbs yams (about 3 medium) peeled, diced small
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil divided

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Using two parchment-lined sheet pans, toss the diced beets with 1 tablespoon olive oil on the first pan and the yams with the other tablespoon of oil on the other pan.
  • Roast until tender and lightly browned, about 30-40 minutes. Rotating the pans or stirring the veggies is not needed.
Nutrition Benefit: consistent energy, minimize headaches, promote eye health, reduce inflammation, stress reduction, better digestion, better mental clarity, better sleep, body repair, boost immune system, boost self confidence
Category: vegetables, appetizers/snacks, dairy-free, gluten-free, vegan, vegetarian, diabetic-friendly

Notes

This can be done in advance and reheated to serve with the Beef Kale Scramble.