How to bake beets in the oven, so that it is tasty and useful?
It is unlikely that there will be a person who does not know aboutuse of beets. This unique root vegetable contains a huge amount of vitamins, copper, calcium, phosphorus, potassium. By eating beets regularly, you will rejuvenate the body, cleanse the liver and kidneys from harmful toxins. The main thing is to learn how to cook it properly. There is nothing complicated in this, only many people cook root vegetables in a saucepan, although it will be much more useful to bake beets in the oven. And the more useful substances will be preserved, and the dishes will not have to be cleaned for a long time. Let's look at a few recipes and learn how to bake beets in the oven deliciously and correctly!
The easiest way to prepare
In advance, you will only need to cook beets andfoil. Roots can be taken any number, their size is also not important. First you need to thoroughly wash the beets under running water. If it has heavily soiled areas, they should be treated with a brush. It is not necessary to clean the peel, but if there are long tails, they should be cut off.
Next, you need to take the foil and wrap itbeets. If the root crops are large, then each of them should be "packaged" separately, and if small, then one sheet of foil of the necessary size can be used. Wrap the beets so that all the seams are at the top, otherwise the juice will flow out during cooking.
A tray or the dishes that you use,To bake beets in the oven, you should lather a layer of foil, and preferably even two. Here it is necessary to lay pouches with root vegetables and also cover them with foil on top. Further it is required to preheat the oven to 180-190 degrees and place the baking sheet there. If you do not know how much to bake the beets in the oven in time, then there is no definite answer. It all depends on the size of the roots. If they are very small, then 35-40 minutes are enough, medium - 60 minutes, large - 90-120. Although you can check the beets for readiness and the old way - try to pierce a match or toothpick. It comes in easily - the root is ready! Now it can be eaten as a separate dish or used as an ingredient for salads.
Beetroot baked in the oven. Recipewith dried apricots and prunes
This is a very useful and tasty dish, for preparation of which you need to prepare the following ingredients:
- medium-sized beet - 3-4 pcs .;
- prunes - 50 g;
- dried apricots - 50 g;
- culinary sleeve.
Beets need to be processed in the same way,as described in the first recipe, only the peel should be removed, and the root crop itself cut into cubes of medium size. Dried apricots and prunes must be cut into small pieces. Next, all the ingredients must be mixed in one bowl and then placed in a special sleeve. Now it only remains to heat the oven to 180-190 degrees and lay the package on a baking tray or on a grate. It takes 40-50 minutes to prepare such a dish. And then you have to put it on a plate, let it cool down and enjoy the taste!
Now you know how to bake the beets in the oven to get the maximum benefit and pleasure from it.