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How to roast beetroots

Preheat the oven to 375°F.

Wash the beets. Trim the stems. Place them on a sheet of aluminum foil. Drizzle with olive oil.

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Cover with another sheet of foil- form a sealed pouch for the beets to cook in.

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Place on a cookie sheet and roast in the oven for about 1 hour. You should check after 30 minutes and subsequently after every 15 minutes to see if they are ready.

Remove from the oven and allow to cool before handling.

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Peel the beets. You can do it very easily now- no tools needed. They peel easier when just cooked so I recommend you peel while they are warm.

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If you are not using the beets right away, just wrap them well and put them in the fridge for later.

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