Simple Roasted Beets with Pistachios and Chives
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Serves: 6 appetizer portions
  • 2 bunches beets (I like to mix gold with red) about 6-8 altogether
  • ⅓ cup pistachios (crushed)
  • 1 bunch chives (roughly chopped)
  • *sour cream (optional)
  • extra virgin olive oil
  • course salt
  • pepper
  1. Preheat oven to 425 F.
  2. After preparing beets (see tips for preparation), lightly salt and oil the skin of the beets and place in a dutch oven or roasting pan with a lid.
  3. Roast beets for about an 1 hour to 1hour and 15 min. until fork tender (times may vary depending on size of beets).
  4. Remove from oven and let cool slightly.
  5. Slice the beets in half.
  6. Add pistachios and chives.
  7. Serve with a drizzle of olive oil over top, sour cream* and salt/pepper to taste.
Recipe by The Hanging Spoon at