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Nutrition Facts
Roasted Beets with Herbed Yogurt
Amount per Serving
Calories
109
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
2
g
3
%
Saturated Fat
 
1
g
6
%
Trans Fat
 
1
g
Cholesterol
 
2
mg
1
%
Sodium
 
221
mg
10
%
Potassium
 
640
mg
18
%
Carbohydrates
 
19
g
6
%
Fiber
 
5
g
21
%
Sugar
 
13
g
14
%
Protein
 
7
g
14
%
Vitamin A
 
273
IU
5
%
Vitamin C
 
10
mg
12
%
Calcium
 
83
mg
8
%
Iron
 
2
mg
11
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Roasted Beets with Herbed Yogurt

Servings: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 pounds red beets skin on, both ends trimmed off
  • 3/4 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
  • 4 tablespoons fresh mint finely chopped, 1 tablespoon leaves reserved for garnish
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Individual wrap beet in aluminum foil.
  • Bake for 45-50 minutes, or until knife can be pierced easily into the beets.
  • Combine yogurt, cumin, lemon juice, mint, salt and pepper in bowl.
  • Once beets are cooked, unwrap and cool slightly.
  • Peel beets and cut into bite-sized chunks; toss with olive oil.
  • Serve beets warm, topped with yogurt sauce. Garnish with chopped mint.
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Category: gluten-free, vegetarian, diabetic-friendly, vegetables, appetizers/snacks